1. Ranking the Stars: Network Analysis of Bilateral Tax Treaties

    With a novel approach this paper sheds light on the international tax planning possibilities of multinationals.

    CPB Discussion Paper 290 | 31‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2.6 MB)

  2. Shop till you drop those tax rates: Treaty shopping as a determinant for FDI stocks

    This CPB Background Document supplements the CPB Discussion Paper 290 ‘Ranking the Stars - network analysis of bilateral tax treaties’ (van 't Riet & Lejour, 2014).

    CPB Background Document  | 31‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2.1 MB)

  3. Demanding occupations and the retirement age in the Netherlands

    In the policy debate on increasing the statutory retirement age, the issue has been raised to make an exception for workers with demanding occupations, since health considerations may make it unreasonable to expect them to work longer.

    CPB Discussion Paper 291 | 30‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2.4 MB)

  4. Renewable energy policies and cross-border investment: evidence from M&A in solar and wind energy

    The study assesses the role of feed-in tariffs (FITs) and renewable energy certificates (RECs).

    CPB Discussion Paper 288 | 28‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 456 KB)

  5. Structural budget balance: a love at first sight turned sour

    The structural budget balance, which corrects the nominal government budget balance for one-offs and business cycle effects, is used to assess underlying fiscal policy effort.

    CPB Policy Brief 2014/07 | 21‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 2.7 MB)

  6. Collective versus Individual Pension Schemes: a Welfare-Theoretical Perspective

    This paper explores the welfare effects of a number of collective pension contracts, distinguishing between the two welfare effects.

    CPB Discussion Paper 287 | 20‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1010 KB)

  7. The effectiveness of fiscal stimuli for working parents

    We study the relative effectiveness of fiscal stimuli for working parents in an empirical model of household labour supply and childcare use.

    CPB Discussion Paper 286 | 17‑10‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 4.3 MB)

  8. Labour market effects of job displacement for prime-age and older workers

    This paper studies the effect of firm closures for prime-age and older workers.

    CPB Discussion Paper 285 | 29‑09‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.6 MB)

  9. Macro Economic Outlook (MEV) 2015

    In this publication CPB presents its analyses and projections of both the Dutch and worldwide economy in 2014 and 2015.

    MEV  | 16‑09‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.4 MB)

  10. Maximum likelihood estimation of the Markov chain model with macro data and the ecological inference model

    This paper merges two isolated bodies of literature: the Markov chain model with macro data (MacRae, 1977) and the ecological inference model (Robinson, 1950).

    CPB Discussion Paper 284 | 15‑09‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)

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