The Netherlands has recently embarked on a considerable decentralization of social policy.
CPB Background Document | 24‑11‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.3 MB)
Although wage rigidity is an important topic, there is no full consensus in the literature on how to measure downward nominal and real wage rigidity.
CPB Discussion Paper 315 | 20‑11‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)
People tend to neglect or underweight opportunity costs. Strong empirical evidence for the size of the underweighting appears to be absent.
CPB Discussion Paper 314 | 16‑11‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.6 MB)
Olivier Blanchard’s and Daniel Leigh’s work on growth forecast errors and fiscal multipliers in 2009-2011 has been highly influential.
CPB Background Document | 11‑11‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)
The Lucas critique is an important problem for economic policy analysis.
CPB Background Document | 2‑11‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)
This paper analyses the economic returns to public R&D investments in 22 OECD countries.
CPB Discussion Paper 313 | 27‑10‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.8 MB)
The model’s aim is to be a building block in evaluating a wide range of policy reforms on pension policy.
CPB Background Document | 20‑10‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.8 MB)
In the Netherlands, many political parties consider road pricing as an important instrument to improve accessibility.
CPB Background Document | 12‑10‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.6 MB)
Earnings responses to discontinuities in social security contributions: Evidence from Dutch administrative data
We analyse the effects of social security contributions (SSCs) by examining the distribution of earnings close to thresholds in the schedule in the Netherlands.
CPB Discussion Paper 311 | 28‑09‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2 MB)
The effects of foreign PhD graduates on the Dutch economy as a whole and on public finances in particular depends on whether and for how long foreigners stay in the country after receiving their PhD degree from a Dutch university.
CPB Background Document | 24‑09‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.8 MB)
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