In response to the challenge of managing the risks of a changing climate, there is no single optimal transition path for energy technology due to uncertainty in several dimensions.
CPB Discussion Paper 301 | 23‑01‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 3.3 MB)
Does the teacher beat the test? The additional value of teacher assessment in predicting student ability
This research investigates to what extent subjective teacher assessment of children’s ability adds to the use of test scores in the explanation of children’s outcomes in the transition from elementary to secondary school.
CPB Discussion Paper 300 | 19‑01‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.2 MB)
We examine the impact of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) on bilateral FDI stocks using extensive data from 1985 until 2011.
CPB Discussion Paper 298 | 16‑01‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2 MB)
We study the effect of house price shocks on the savings behaviour of Dutch homeowners over the period 2006-2011.
CPB Discussion Paper 299 | 12‑01‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.1 MB)
The recent actions of the US Treasury to reign in corporate tax inversions leave their rationale largely intact: the potential tax benefits of inversions remain unchanged and huge.
CPB Background Document | 17‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2 MB)
The direct impact of local public goods on welfare is relatively easy to measure from land rents. However, the indirect effects on home and job location, on land use, and on agglomeration benefits are hard to pin down.
CPB Discussion Paper 289 | 15‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 3.1 MB)
This paper introduces the Common Correlated Effects Estimator into the study of Value-Added-Tax pass-through and compares this method to various other methodologies used in the literature.
CPB Discussion Paper 297 | 8‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.3 MB)
Using a general equilibrium model in which both capital productivity and temperature are uncertain, we show that the social discount rate (SDR) will decline.
CPB Discussion Paper 296 | 4‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.7 MB)
The effect of family disruption on children's personality development: Evidence from British longitudinal data
This research documents the effects of different forms of family disruptions - measured by separation, divorce and death - on personality development of British children included in the 1970 British Cohort Study.
CPB Discussion Paper 295 | 2‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2.5 MB)
MICSIM: A behavioural microsimulation model for the analysis of tax-benefit reform in the Netherlands
In this paper, we present MICSIM. MICSIM is a behavioural microsimulation model for the analysis of structural labour-supply effects.
CPB Background Document | 27‑11‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 4.6 MB)
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