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Fragile recovery, increasing purchasing power

The most recent forecasts up to 2015 (MEV 2015, 16 September 2014). To the press release

Recent publications

Structural budget balance: a love at first sight turned sour

The structural budget balance, which corrects the nominal government budget balance for one-offs and business cycle effects, is used to assess underlying fiscal policy effort.

CPB Policy Brief 2014/07 | 21‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2.7 MB)

Collective versus Individual Pension Schemes: a Welfare-Theoretical Perspective

This paper explores the welfare effects of a number of collective pension contracts, distinguishing between the two welfare effects.

CPB Discussion Paper 287 | 20‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1010 KB)

The effectiveness of fiscal stimuli for working parents

We study the relative effectiveness of fiscal stimuli for working parents in an empirical model of household labour supply and childcare use.

CPB Discussion Paper 286 | 17‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 4.3 MB)

Popular publications

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Structural budget balance: a love at first sight turned sour

Structural budget balance indicator: improvements required. Read the press release of CPB Policy Brief 2014-07

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Movie about CPB-projections

Making projections is one of CPB's core activities. How are these projections made? Watch the movie

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Forecasts MEV 2015

The most recent updated macroeconomic projections for 2014 and 2015. Go to the data

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CPB World Trade Monitor

The volume of world trade increased by 1.4% in July. Read more

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CPB Book 'Roads to recovery'

Financial crisis, euro crisis what’s next? The title of this book suggests an answer: recovery. Read more

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