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CPB World Trade Monitor

CPB World Trade Monitor

The CPB World trade volume shows that the volume of world trade rose 0.5% in June

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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

Assets and liabilities of Dutch non-financial firms

The main purpose of this document is to assess the financial situation of non-financial firms. In particular, the document provides answers to two questions. Are there financial fragilities in Dutch non-financial firms? If yes, for which particular type of firms?

CPB Communication, 23 August 2017, Go to publication

Cost-benefit analysis for flood risk management and water governance in the Netherlands: an overview of one century

The Netherlands is a global reference for flood risk management. This reputation is based on a mix of world-class civil engineering projects and innovative concepts of water governance. For more than a century, cost-benefit analysis has been an important tool for both flood risk management as well as water governance in the Netherlands. It has helped to select the most effective and efficient flood risk projects and to coordinate and reconcile the interests of various policy areas, levels of government and private stakeholders.

CPB Background Document, 22 August 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