Fellow van het Montesquieu Instituut en PDC-medewerker Bert van den Braak hield op vrijdag 25 oktober 2019 zijn oratie als hoogleraar in Maastricht. De tekst en livestream zijn hier terug te zien en lezen.
The British film 'Sorry we missed you' tells the story of the Turner family, that has been struggling financially. Father Ricky decides to buy a van and work as a delivery driver, but the pressure remains. After the film, a debate took place.
For the fifth consecutive year, de Dutch government expects to achieve a budgetary surplus. This while there were many concerns about the public finances during the crises. What has changed in the past years? What is going to happen with this money? And will the public notice any changes? This debate took place on october 2, 2019.