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Assets and liabilities of Dutch non-financial firms

The main purpose of this document is to assess the financial situation of non-financial firms. In particular, the document provides answers to two questions. Are there financial fragilities in Dutch non-financial firms? If yes, for which particular type of firms?

CPB Communication | 23 August 2017

30 pages | pdf document, 546.4 KB

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Cost-benefit analysis for flood risk management and water governance in the Netherlands: an overview of one century

The Netherlands is a global reference for flood risk management. This reputation is based on a mix of world-class civil engineering projects and innovative concepts of water governance. For more than a century, cost-benefit analysis has been an important tool for both flood risk management as well as water governance in the Netherlands. It has helped to select the most effective and efficient flood risk projects and to coordinate and reconcile the interests of various policy areas, levels of government and private stakeholders.

CPB Background Document | 22 August 2017

52 pages | pdf document, 1.7 MB

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A lost generation? The early career effects of graduating during a recession

We estimate the effect of graduating during a recession on the early careers of high educated graduates in the Netherlands between 1996 and 2012. Exploiting field-specifi c differences in un-employment rates, we fi nd that graduates on average suffer a 2.3% lower wage in a typical recession in their first year.

CPB Discussion Paper 356 | 6 July 2017

38 pages | pdf document, 1.4 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-779-5 | Go to publication

Cyber Security Risk Assessment (CSRA) for the Economy

Society is digitising. The five most valuable companies in the world are ICT companies. The Dutch population makes extensive use of the Internet, and the government is also focusing increasingly on the use of digital means. This digitisation also involves an increase in the economic importance of cyber security.

CPB Communication | 3 July 2017

42 pages | pdf document, 2.3 MB

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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.

CPB Policy Brief 2017/07 | 8 June 2017

22 pages | pdf document, 2.8 MB

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The urban economics of retail

This paper is the first to document empirically that urban shopping areas have a pronounced centre where the rents are the highest, and a negative rent gradient.

CPB Discussion Paper 352 | 2 June 2017

32 pages | pdf document, 4.1 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-775-7 | Go to publication

Optimal Tax Routing: Network Analysis of FDI diversion

The international corporate tax system is considered as a network and, just like for transportation, ‘shortest’ paths are computed, minimizing tax payments for multinational enterprises when repatriating profits. We include corporate income tax rates, withholding taxes on dividends, double tax treaties and the double taxation relief methods.

CPB Discussion Paper 349 | 5 April 2017

44 pages | pdf document, 1.7 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-771-9 | Go to publication

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

14 pages | pdf document, 717.5 KB

ISBN 978-90-5833-764-1 | 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

34 pages | pdf document, 1.4 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-766-5 | Go to publication

Negative home equity and job mobility

We investigate the impact of negative home equity on job mobility. Panel fixed effects estimation is carried out by making use of Dutch administrative panel in the period 2006-2011.

CPB Discussion Paper 345 | 16 March 2017

40 pages | pdf document, 1.6 MB

ISBN 978-90-5833-767-2 | Go to publication

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