SME bank financing, from a European perspective
Dutch SMEs are obtaining bank loans less often than SMEs elsewhere in the eurozone.
Experimenting with dropout prevention policies
School dropout rates did not decrease significantly in three randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in Dutch vocational training colleges.
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.
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.
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.
Do SVARs identify unconventional monetary policy shocks?
This research re-examines the findings of the existing literature on the effects of unconventional monetary policy.
What Happens to Workers at Firms that Automate?
We find that automation increases the probability to leave the firm by 8 percentage points.
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.
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.
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.