1. Unintended effects of reimbursement schedules in mental health care

    We evaluate the introduction of a reimbursement schedule for self-employed mental health care providers in the Netherlands in 2008.

    CPB Discussion Paper 292 | 6‑11‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)

  2. Teacher quality and student achievement: Evidence from a Dutch sample of twins

    This paper examines the causal link that runs from classroom quality to student achievement using data on twin pairs who entered the same school but were allocated to different classrooms in an exogenous way.

    CPB Discussion Paper 294 | 5‑11‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 713.5 KB)

  3. Zero returns to compulsory schooling: Is it certification or skills that matters?

    This paper evaluates the effects of the raising of the minimum school leaving age (ROSLA) from 14 to 15 in the Netherlands in 1971.

    CPB Discussion Paper 293 | 4‑11‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 984.5 KB)

  4. Presentation for OECD STEP 'Roads to recovery'

    This presentation was used by Albert van der Horst during the STEP meeting of OECD in Paris on 30th October 2014.

    CPB Presentation  | 4‑11‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.3 MB)

  5. 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, 1.9 MB)

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

  8. 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)

  9. 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)

  10. 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)

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