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CPB World Trade Monitor

CPB World Trade Monitor

The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that volume of world trade decreased 1.2% in October, after remaining stagnant in September.

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Forecasts December 2017

Economic boom; Expansive budget

Short-term forecasts, up to and including 2018

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Recent publications

Cost-Sharing Design Matters: A Comparison of the Rebate and Deductible in Healthcare

Since 2006, the Dutch population has faced two different cost-sharing schemes in health insurance for curative care: a mandatory rebate of 255 euros in 2006 and 2007, and since 2008 a mandatory deductible. Using administrative data for the entire Dutch population, we compare the effect of both cost-sharing schemes on healthcare consumption between 2006 and 2013.

CPB Discussion Paper 367, 7 December 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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Forecasts December 2017, main indicators

Forecasts December 2017, main indicators

Economic growth is projected to continue in 2018. GDP will increase by more than 3%, as it did in 2017. These are the highest growth percentages since 2007. Therefore, by next year, we can speak of an economic boom. All forms of spending will contribute to growth.

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CPB Historical Collection: publications digitally available from 1946

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CPB Historical Collection: publications digitally available from 1946

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