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Hugo Rojas-Romagosa

Wet. medewerker Sector 2 Macro-analyse

+31 70 3383364

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

Melting Ice Caps and the Economic Impact of Opening the Northern Sea Route

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)

Causes and policy implications of the Dutch current account surplus

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)

Facts and figures on the Dutch current account surplus

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)

All CPB publications by Hugo Rojas-Romagosa

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Visiting address

Centraal Planbureau
Van Stolkweg 14
2585 JR  The Hague
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  • PhD, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, 2005
  • MPhil, Tinbergen Institute, The Netherlands, 2001
  • BA, University of Costa Rica, 1994

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