1. Quasi-experimental evidence on the relation between child care subsidies and child care quality

    In this article we present quasi-experimental evidence on the relation between child care subsidies and child care quality.

    CPB Discussion Paper 310 | 23‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.7 MB)

  2. General Guidance for Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Government policy is about making choices. Policy measures often have many different effects and the numerous different advantages and disadvantages of these effects have to be weighed up before a decision can be made.

    CPB Book 10 | 18‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 4.5 MB)

  3. Presentation: How will Dutch long-term unemployment recover?

    Presentation used by Marloes de Graaf-Zijl during the meeting 'CPB Lecture 2015', 11 June 2015, The Hague.

    CPB Presentation  | 11‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 940.4 KB)

  4. Long-term unemployment in the Netherlands

    Long-term unemployment will decline as the economy recovers, but this will not solve the problem of older long-term unemployed.

    CPB Policy Brief 2015/11 | 11‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 3.3 MB)

  5. Labour market adjustments during the Great Recession: an international comparison

    The Great Recession has led to lower profits, lower employment, and lower wage growth. The response to the aggregate demand shocks differed substantially between countries.

    CPB Background Document  | 11‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.9 MB)

  6. Are the Long-Run Unemployed on the Margins of the Dutch Labor Market?

    Since the Great Recessions many countries have seen an increase in the number of long-run unemployed.

    CPB Background Document  | 11‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.8 MB)

  7. More R&D with tax incentives? A meta-analysis

    R&D tax incentives are widely used to stimulate private R&D. We review their effectiveness using meta regression analysis.

    CPB Discussion Paper 309 | 8‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.1 MB)

  8. Lessons learnt from seven years of stagnation in the Eurozone

    Three lessons may be drawn from seven years of financial crisis.

    CPB Policy Brief 2015/09 | 5‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.9 MB)

  9. The stimulative effect of an unconditional block grant on the decentralized provision of care

    Understanding the impact of central government grants on decentralized health care provision is of crucial importance for the design of grant systems, yet empirical evidence on the prevalence of flypaper effects in this domain is rare.

    CPB Discussion Paper 308 | 1‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.9 MB)

  10. Investment in the OECD: pre- and post-crisis developments

    In June 2015, the Netherlands will chair the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting. This year’s edition will address investment topics.

    CPB Communication  | 19‑05‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.9 MB)

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