June forecast 2020

Unprecedented 6% decrease in GDP in 2020, followed by an increase of 3% next year. Unemployment would double, but, although public finances would be severely impacted, they would not enter the danger zone. Great uncertainty.

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CPB World Trade Monitor April 2020

The CPB World Trade Monitor shows a historical decline in the world trade volume in April of 12.1% compared with March.

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Corona COVID-19

All CPB-pressreleases, forecasts and publications related to the corona crisis.

Image Limitation of holding structures for intra-EU dividends: A blow to tax avoidance?

Limitation of holding structures for intra-EU dividends

This article analyses the recent rulings from the European Court of Justice in two Danish cases and examines their possible impact on international tax avoidance.

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More environmental benefits with recycling #how?

The use of secondary raw materials can generate significant environmental benefits.

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Checking election promises is important to voters

What is the economic impact of the election manifestos of political parties? In an increasing number of countries, government assessment bodies are busy calculating this impact.

Image Brexit costs for the Netherlands arise from reduced trade

Brexit costs for the Netherlands arise from reduced trade

By 2030, the costs for the Netherlands could run up to 1.2% of GDP, or 10 billion euros.

Image Treatment responses of mental health care providers after a demand shock

Treatment responses of mental health care providers after a demand shock

This paper investigates how two different groups of Dutch mental health care providers responded to an exogenous 20% drop in the number of patients in 2012.