March 21, 2024

Nowcasting GDP growth

The CPB will use a new time series model to support the forecast of GDP growth.

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March 5, 2024

Geopolitical decoupling and integration scenarios of global trade

The introduction of widespread trade restrictions between the West and both Russia and China (referred to as decoupling) precipitates significant short-term shifts in trade flows.

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February 22, 2024

Projections February 2024 (CEP 2024)

Purchasing power restored, public finances need a course correction.

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December 19, 2023

Quantifying Misallocation of Public Housing

We investigate how public housing in the Netherlands is distributed among households, and explore the role of the applied non-market allocation mechanism

December 14, 2023

Predictability and (co-)incidence of labor and health shocks

Setbacks such as dismissal or illness can turn the lives of people upside down. This study shows that such adverse events can be anticipated in advance and that their occurrence is strongly interrelated.

December 7, 2023

An economic analysis of the TOZO, the Dutch support scheme for self-employed during COVID-19

The Temporary Support Scheme for Self-Employed Persons (Tozo) supported self-employed entrepreneurs during the coronavirus crisis. This is the conclusion from a CPB study.

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November 28, 2023

Causal forests with fixed effects for treatment effect heterogeneity in difference-in-differences

Recently developed heterogeneity-robust two-way fixed effects (TWFE) estimators do not quantify the full heterogeneity in treatment effects in a difference-in-differences research design....

November 8, 2023

Charted Choices 2025-2028

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

Charted Choices 2025-2028
October 24, 2023

Does replacing grants by income-contingent loans harm enrolment? New evidence from a reform in Dutch higher education

This paper evaluates the impact of a reform which replaced universal basic grants by income-contingent loans on enrolment in Dutch higher education using administrative data of ten complete student cohorts....