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 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.

Image Flexible Wages or Flexible Workers?

Flexible Wages or Flexible Workers?

CPB investigated how fi rms adjust wages and employment in periods of adverse economic circumstances.

Image CPB World Trade Monitor June 2019

CPB World Trade Monitor June 2019

The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that the volume of world trade decreased 1.4% in June, having increased 0.6% in May (initial estimate 0.3%) and growth in 2019Q2 was -0.7%, (-0.3% in 2019Q1).

Image Table Main Economic Indicators 2017-2020

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.

Image CPB World Trade Monitor May 2019

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%).

Image Income and wealth during the course of life

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.

Image Forecast June 2019

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...

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.