Image CPB World Trade Monitor July 2019

CPB World Trade Monitor July 2019

The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that the volume of world trade increased 1.9% in July, having decreased 1.7% in June (initial estimate -1.4%).

Image Forecast September 2019 (MEV 2020)

Forecast September 2019 (MEV 2020)

The global economy is slowing down due to increased uncertainty as a result of trade tensions.

Image Labour market

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.

Image 2019 is called the year of Jan Tinbergen

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.

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.