Wet. medewerker Sector 2 Macro-analyse
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Hugo Rojas-Romagosa's research interests include trade and inequality, globalization and labor markets, trade policy and CGE modeling, trade in services and FDI, trade and heterogeneous firms.
CPB Publications by Hugo Rojas-Romagosa
A consequence of melting Arctic ice caps is the commercial viability of the Northern Sea Route, connecting North-East Asia with North-Western Europe.
CPB Discussion Paper 307 | 12‑05‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.9 MB)
The Netherlands has experienced a persistent and relatively large current account surplus since the 1970s. In recent years the surplus has increased, reaching a historically high level of 8.5% of GDP in 2013.
CPB Policy Brief 2015/05 | 1‑05‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 3 MB)
In this document we summarise the most relevant empirical and stylised facts related to the Dutch current account.
CPB Background Document | 1‑05‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.3 MB)
Literature survey on the theoretical explanations and empirical determinants of current account balances
From the theoretical literature, we find that there are several explanations to account for persistent surpluses.
CPB Background Document | 1‑05‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 2.6 MB)
Bilateral trade balances for the Netherlands and eight selected countries: Comparing gross and value added trade statistics and data sources
The use of the GTAP and WIOD databases to calculate trade in value added provides valuable information that can be compared with the traditional gross trade statistics.
CPB Background Document | 1‑05‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 10.9 MB)