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CPB World Trade Monitor

CPB World Trade Monitor

The CPB World trade volume shows that the volume of world trade decreased 0.4% in July

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Forecasts September 2017

Flourishing economy; tighter labour market

Short-term forecasts, up to and including 2018

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Recent publications

Distributionally Weighted Cost-Benefit Analysis: From Theory to Practice

In CBA practices around the world, benefits are valued regardless of to whom they accrue. This disregards basic economic principles, like declining marginal utility of income, or inequality aversion. This paper argues that if redistribution matters, net benefits must be aggregated using a distributionally weighted CBA.

CPB Discussion Paper 364, 10 October 2017, Go to publication

Back to normal monetary policy

Back to normal monetary policy

The question is no longer if, but when and how unconventional monetary policy will be phased out. The undoing of the unconventional policies will affect European economies, just as their build up stimulated the euro area economy.

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Charted Choices 2018-2021

Charted Choices 2018-2021

CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis has published the results of its assessment of the election manifestos. The report, Charted Choices 2018-2021, contains an analysis of the financial-economic choices made by 11 Dutch political parties. Differences between them proved to be large.

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The effects of higher teacher pay on teacher retention

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The effects of higher teacher pay on teacher retention

Brexit costs for the Netherlands arise from reduced trade

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Brexit costs for the Netherlands arise from reduced trade

Cyber Security Risk Assessment for the Economy

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Cyber Security Risk Assessment for the Economy