Image Housing Market Effects of a Railroad Tunneling: Evidence from a quasi-experiment

Housing Market Effects of a Railroad Tunneling

The railroad tunnelling in Delft (the Netherlands) has led to substantial, additional, increases in residential property prices. Our results show that the price elasticity with respect to the distance to the (tunnelled) railroad would have been about 5 percentage points lower in case Delft would not have tunneled its railroad.

Image World Trade Monitor March 2021

World Trade Monitor

World merchandise trade is still going strong. The WTM of the CPB shows that world trade grew strongly again in March by 2.2%. This brings the first quarter of 2021 to a growth of 3.5%.

Image Charted Choices 2022-2025

Charted Choices 2022-2025

The report, 'Charted Choices' provides an overview of the budgetary and economic consequences of the policy choices made by 10 Dutch political parties.

Image Translations Dutch website

Translations Dutch website

This English site shows some Dutch CPB-items translated in English, as a service. However, most publications are in Dutch, there are no English translations available.

Image The Revealed Comparative Advantages of Dutch Cities

The Revealed Comparative Advantages of Dutch Cities

The trade literature often treats countries as dimensionless points, which is a strong assumption. Agglomeration or lumpiness of production factors within countries can affect the national pattern of trade. In this paper we analyze comparative advantage patterns for 22 cities and 4 regions for (a selection of) 83 sectors within The Netherlands.