Publications

December 19, 2019

Limitation of holding structures for intra-EU dividends: A blow to tax avoidance?

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.

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December 18, 2019

Forecast December 2019

Economic growth is slowing down in the Netherlands due to the decline in global growth and, to a lesser extent, the issues around nitrogen and PFASs.

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December 17, 2019

The effects of the increase in the retirement age in the Netherlands

The increase in the statutory retirement age reduced the number of pensioners. About one third of this drop results in additional employment. Net savings for the government are about 80% of direct savings on retirement...

December 10, 2019

SVARs, the central bank balance sheet and the effects of unconventional monetary policy in the euro area

This discussion paper presents further evidence that the most important published estimates of the effects of unconventional monetary policy are not reliable. It is a further elaboration of the ideas in the CPB...

November 5, 2019

More environmental benefits with recycling #how?

The use of secondary raw materials can generate significant environmental benefits.

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October 17, 2019

Cyber Security Risk Assessment 2019

Persistent risks, new risks and uncertainty.

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September 17, 2019

Dutch surplus on the current account

The Dutch current account surplus has increased substantially since the late 90’s, coming mostly from the trade balance in goods. Internationally the surplus is consistently among the top surplus countries, thereby...

September 17, 2019

Forecast September 2019 (MEV 2020)

The global economy is slowing down due to increased uncertainty as a result of trade tensions.

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September 10, 2019

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.

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August 29, 2019

Flexible Wages or Flexible Workers?

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

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