Dutch services in global value chains

The role of the Dutch economy in global value chains for manufactured goods.

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World Trade January 2024

World Trade Monitor January 2024

World Merchandise trade increased with 0.9% in January 2024 compared to the previous month, following an increase of 0.8% in December. This is evident from the monthly CPB World Trade Monitor.

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Geopolitical scenarios of global trade

The introduction of widespread trade restrictions between the West and both Russia and China (referred to as decoupling) precipitates significant short-term shifts in trade flows.

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Nowcasting GDP growth

The CPB will use a new time series model to support the forecast of GDP growth.


Abolishing fossil subsidies useful if it supports the energy transition

The current debate on fossil fuel subsidies focuses too little on the underlying core question: does the abolishment of such subsidies support the energy transition and hence climate policy?

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An economic analysis of the TOZO

The Temporary Support Scheme for Self-Employed Persons (Tozo) supported self-employed entrepreneurs during the coronavirus crisis. This is the conclusion from a CPB study.


Quantifying Misallocation of Public Housing

We investigate how public housing in the Netherlands is distributed among households, and explore the role of the applied non-market allocation mechanism