CPB World Trade Monitor January 2020
The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that the volume of world trade decreased 1.2% in January.
2019: 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.
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.
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.
More environmental benefits with recycling #how?
The use of secondary raw materials can generate significant environmental benefits.
Forecast September 2019 (MEV 2020)
The global economy is slowing down due to increased uncertainty as a result of trade tensions.
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.
Flexible Wages or Flexible Workers?
CPB investigated how firms adjust wages and employment in periods of adverse economic circumstances.
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.
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...