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CPB World Trade Monitor April 2016

CPB World Trade Monitor April 2016

The volume of world trade rose 0.6% in April, having decreased 0.6% in March (initial estimate: -0.5%).

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Lessons learnt from seven years of stagnation in the Eurozone

Lessons learnt from seven years of stagnation in the Eurozone

Three lessons may be drawn...

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Forecasts June 2016

Continuing growth, low inflation

Short-term forecasts, up to and including 2017

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Recent publications

Brexit costs the Netherlands billions through reduced trade

Brexit costs the Netherlands billions through reduced trade

A possible withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union will affect the Netherlands more severely than other EU countries, because of the strong trade relations between the Netherlands and the UK. This is one of the conclusions.

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The political economy of tax reforms

The political economy of tax reforms

Implementation of major tax reforms is practically impossible if political parties have not agreed on the subject in their government agreement. This is one of the conclusions mentioned in CPB Policy Brief 2016/08 'The political economy of tax reforms'.

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Long-term unemployment in the Netherlands

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Long-term unemployment in the Netherlands

Decentralization of social policy in the Netherlands

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Decentralization of social policy in the Netherlands

The effects of higher teacher pay on teacher retention

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The effects of higher teacher pay on teacher retention