Image Dutch SME bank financing, from a European perspective

SME bank financing, from a European perspective

Dutch SMEs are obtaining bank loans less often than SMEs elsewhere in the eurozone.

Image Experimenting with dropout prevention policies

Experimenting with dropout prevention policies

School dropout rates did not decrease significantly in three randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in Dutch vocational training colleges.

Image A budgetary stabilisation function

A budgetary stabilisation function

Een schokfonds in de eurozone is niet noodzakelijk voor het voortbestaan van de euro, maar kan de welvaart in Europa wel verhogen.

Image Can your house keep you out of a nursing home?

Can your house keep you out of a nursing home?

We examine the impact of the accessibility of an older individual’s house on her use of nursing home care.

Image Marcel Timmer to be appointed board member of CPB

Marcel Timmer to be board member of CPB

The CPB is to appoint Marcel Timmer as a member of its board as from 1 September 2019.

Image Do zero and sign restricted SVARs identify unconventional monetary policy shocks in the euro area?

Do SVARs identify unconventional monetary policy shocks?

This research re-examines the findings of the existing literature on the effects of unconventional monetary policy.

Image Automatic Reaction – What Happens to Workers at Firms that Automate?

What Happens to Workers at Firms that Automate?

We find that automation increases the probability to leave the firm by 8 percentage points.

Image The impact of age at arrival on education and mental health

The impact of age at arrival on education and mental health

The chance to obtain a higher education diploma rises by about 3.6 percentage point for every year that a refugee arrives earlier.

Image Conduit country the Netherlands in the spotlight

Conduit country the Netherlands in the spotlight

The Netherlands is an important link in the chain of diverting income flows: broader use of withholding taxes is necessary to combat international tax avoidance.

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.