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Unemployment decreases slightly, inflation remains low

Short-term forecasts December 2014, up to and including 2015. To the press release

Recent publications

Potential benefits of tax inversion remain (huge): with the model and full country ranking

The recent actions of the US Treasury to reign in corporate tax inversions leave their rationale largely intact: the potential tax benefits of inversions remain unchanged and huge.

CPB Background Document  | 17‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2 MB)

Welfare Benefits of Agglomeration and Worker Heterogeneity

The direct impact of local public goods on welfare is relatively easy to measure from land rents. However, the indirect effects on home and job location, on land use, and on agglomeration benefits are hard to pin down.

CPB Discussion Paper 289 | 15‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 3.1 MB)

Robust estimation of the VAT pass-through in the Netherlands

This paper introduces the Common Correlated Effects Estimator into the study of Value-Added-Tax pass-through and compares this method to various other methodologies used in the literature.

CPB Discussion Paper 297 | 8‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.3 MB)

Popular publications

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Forecasts December 2014

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 0.1% in the month October. Read more

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CPB Policy Brief 2014/07

Structural budget balance: a love at first sight turned sour... Improvements required. Read more

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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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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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