CPB World Trade Monitor March 2019

The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that the volume of world trade increased 0.5% in March, having decreased 1.1% in February (initial estimate -1.7%), and growth in 2019Q1 was -0.3% (-0.6% in 2018Q4).

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Can your house keep you out of a nursing home?

We examine the impact of the accessibility of an older individual’s house on her use of nursing home care.

Image Marcel Timmer to be appointed board member of CPB

Marcel Timmer to be board member of CPB

The CPB is to appoint Marcel Timmer as a member of its board as from 1 September 2019.

Image Do zero and sign restricted SVARs identify unconventional monetary policy shocks in the euro area?

Do SVARs identify unconventional monetary policy shocks?

This research re-examines the findings of the existing literature on the effects of unconventional monetary policy.

Image Conduit country the Netherlands in the spotlight

Conduit country the Netherlands in the spotlight

The Netherlands is an important link in the chain of diverting income flows: broader use of withholding taxes is necessary to combat international tax avoidance.

Image The impact of age at arrival on education and mental health

The impact of age at arrival on education and mental health

The chance to obtain a higher education diploma rises by about 3.6 percentage point for every year that a refugee arrives earlier.

Image Automatic Reaction – What Happens to Workers at Firms that Automate?

What Happens to Workers at Firms that Automate?

We find that automation increases the probability to leave the firm by 8 percentage points.