We study the effect of housing collateral on entrepreneurial lending in the Netherlands. This residential collateral channel is especially relevant for sole proprietors for whom there is no legal distinction between the owner and the business.
CPB Discussion Paper 351, 12 May 2017, Go to publication
This paper exploits a unique set of Dutch micro data to analyze the response in prepayment behavior to changes in incentives for prepaying.
CPB Discussion Paper 350, 25 April 2017, Go to publication
The international corporate tax system is considered as a network and, just like for transportation, ‘shortest’ paths are computed, minimizing tax payments for multinational enterprises when repatriating profits. We include corporate income tax rates, withholding taxes on dividends, double tax treaties and the double taxation relief methods.
CPB Discussion Paper 349, 5 April 2017, Go to publication
The costs to the EU of achieving its climate targets could be substantially reduced if it would use negative emissions technology, such as the gasification of biomass in specially designed power plants that capture CO2 and store it underground (BECCS).Read the press release
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; both in the types of measures chosen by the various parties and in the resulting effects.Read more