Table Main Economic Indicators 2017-2020

Table Main Economic Indicators 2017-2020 of the upcoming Macro Economic Outlook 2020 (up to and including 2020), to be published on 17 September 2019.

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CPB World Trade Monitor May 2019

The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that the volume of world trade increased 0.3% in May, having decreased 0.6% in April (initial estimate -0.7%).

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Labour market

CPB analyses employment and unemployment, and uses this information in its projections as well as for gaining a better understanding of the impact of policy on the Dutch labour market. Focal areas include the more flexible labour market, employment, the withdrawal of the elderly and the lower end of the labour market, as well as regional labour market differences. The labour market is related to many other research areas, such as its relationships with the housing market, social security and taxation.

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Income and wealth during the course of life

Do households diminish their wealth during retirement? The life-cycle model by Modigliani and Brumberg (1954) suggests they do, but the empirical evidence in the literature does not support this hypothesis.

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2019 is called the year of Jan Tinbergen

This year it is exactly 50 years ago that Jan Tinbergen received the Nobel price for economics. Therefore there are lots of festivities.

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Income differences across migrant groups

On average, migrant children in the Netherlands end up lower in the income distribution compared to native children, even if their parents have equal incomes.

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Forecast June 2019

The Dutch economic growth rate is slowing down due to the ill wind blowing from abroad. Export growth is declining. The waning growth in production has had remarkably little impact on the labour market, which remains...