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CPB World Trade Monitor

CPB World Trade Monitor

The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that in January the volume of world trade was unchanged from December.

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Forecasts March 2017

Budget surplus; rising inflation

Short-term forecasts, up to and including 2018

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Recent publications

Central Economic Plan 2017

Global economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and also slightly in the year thereafter; particularly due to growth increases in emerging economies.

CEP, 24 March 2017, Go to publication

The role of inflation-linked bonds

The market for inflation-linked bonds (ILBs) is growing, but still small when compared to the market for nominal bonds. This paper raises the question why governments do not rely more on ILBs to finance their public debts?

CPB Discussion Paper 344, 24 March 2017, Go to publication

Biomass with CO2 storage presents unique opportunities

Biomass with CO2 storage presents unique opportunities

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).

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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; both in the types of measures chosen by the various parties and in the resulting effects.

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Cyber Security Risk Assessment for the Economy

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Cyber Security Risk Assessment for the Economy

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