Short-term forecasts, up to and including 2017To the press release
Many countries require firms to pay severance pay to workers displaced in a mass layoff.Displaced workers often also receive some form of job search assistance.
CPB Discussion Paper 334, 25 August 2016, Go to publication
Productivity is the key driver of long-run living standards. However, in recent years productivity growth has been low across the developed world.
CPB Background Document, 17 August 2016, Go to publication
If two partners smoke, their quit behavior may be related through correlation in unobserved individual characteristics and common external shocks.
CPB Discussion Paper 333, 10 August 2016, Go to publication
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.Read the press release
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'.Read the press release