Support and sanctions for social assistance benefits recipients

Single Wave Study

General Information

Support and sanctions for social assistance benefits recipients
Project Number
This research aims to provide knowledge about how to combine and balance the different purposes that social assistance schemes should serve. Respondents are presented with a series of choice situations and asked what they would advise the government to choose in each situation.
Longitudinal Type
Single Wave Study
Begin date
End date
Marion Collewet (Leiden University); Roselinde Kessels (Maastricht University)
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Funding Organization

Datasets and documentation

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Codebook in English
Codebook in Dutch

Data Files

English SPSS file
English STATA file
English CSV file


Variable name Variable Label Variable Type
nomem_encrNumber of the household member encryptedpreloaded
tj21a_mYear and month of the field work periodconstructed
tj21a001Choice set 1constructed
tj21a002Choice set 2constructed
tj21a003Choice set 3constructed
tj21a004Choice set 4constructed
tj21a005Choice set 5constructed
tj21a006Choice set 6constructed
tj21a007Choice set 7constructed
tj21a008Choice set 8constructed
tj21a009Random number: Survey variant 1 - 5constructed
tj21a010Example question: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a011Example question: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a012Choice 1: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a013Choice 1: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a014Choice 2: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a015Choice 2: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a016Choice 3: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a017Choice 3: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a018Choice 4: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a019Choice 4: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a020Choice 5: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a021Choice 5: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a022Choice 6: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a023Choice 6: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a024Choice 7: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a025Choice 7: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a026Choice 8: Policy package Adirectly measured
tj21a027Choice 8: Policy package Bdirectly measured
tj21a028Could you briefly explain the reasons behind your choices?directly measured
tj21a029Was it difficult to answer the questions?directly measured
tj21a030Were the questions sufficiently clear?directly measured
tj21a031Did the questionnaire get you thinking about things?directly measured
tj21a032Was it an interesting subject?directly measured
tj21a033Did you enjoy answering the questions?directly measured
tj21a034Starting date questionnaireconstructed
tj21a035Starting time questionnaireconstructed
tj21a036End date questionnaireconstructed
tj21a037Ending time questionnaireconstructed
tj21a038Duration in secondsderived


Questionnaire: Support and sanctions for social assistance benefits recipients

The questionnaire was administered in Dutch

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Response Information

Response Overview
Selected number of household members: 2,879 (100.0%)
Non-response: 717 (24.9%)
Response: 2,162 (75.1%)
Complete: 2,137 (74.2%)
Incomplete: 25 (0.9%)
Collection Events
05-07-2021 to 27-07-2021
Random sample of panel members aged 16 years and older
Collection Mode
internet survey
Fieldwork Note
A reminder was sent twice to non-respondents


Nederlanders zijn voor een genereuze én activerende bijstand Economisch Statistische Berichten, 107(4813), 412-415; Collewet, M., et al.