Open Day 2019

Are you exploring the labour market and wonder whether CPB could be the workplace for you? Come to our Open Day, Tuesday 15 January 2019!

January 15, 2019
12:30 - 17:00
Bezuidenhoutseweg 30, The Hague

Looking for more information or ready to apply?
Send your email to Jeannette Verbruggen, If you would like to visit our Open Day, please also include your cv. The number of available seats is limited and, if necessary, a selection will be made on the basis of cv. You can find up-to-date information at


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CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis conducts scientific economic research that is used by policymakers and politicians in the decision-making process around policy issues. As a scientific staff member, you will be working on complex issues, which you will address from various and sometimes unexpected perspectives.

We recruit scientific staff within various sectors of CPB.

CPB, generally, recruits new staff twice a year.  Traditionally, this takes place in the first quarter (January), to fill the vacancies at various sectors. People who are completing their education in the current academic year, therefore, are also explicitly invited to apply. More information about the procedure is published on the CPB website.

Job description
You will be working on policy-relevant economic studies, within a team of higher educated professionals. You will be setting up and executing policy analyses, among other things, and work on the practical application of economic or statistical theory, in addressing complex issues. At some point in the future, you will become responsible for setting up and conducting high quality research. This will involve answering questions, including those from the Cabinet and Ministries. When doing so, you will take various interests and external developments into account. You will be using and/or developing mostly scientific methods and techniques, and will publish and present the results from independent analyses for a variety of target audiences in the fields of policy and science. CPB will offer you the opportunity for career advancement, such as a promotion to experienced senior scientific researcher.

For more information about job vacancies, please contact dr. Peter Zwaneveld, chairman of the commission (06- 15828119), of dr. A. van der Horst, head of the sector Macro-Analyse (06- 52526165), We recruit  for about 7 vacancies. The vacancies will be published on 7 January. Closing date: 10 February.You can find up-to-date information at For more information about the recuitmentprocedure, please contact Claudia Presenti,


Jeannette Verbruggen