Publications

August 29, 2011

Fixed export costs and multi-product firms

First, we uncover some salient components of fixed export costs. Second, we investigate whether the importance of these fixed export costs varies with the size of a firm’s export product portfolio.

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May 31, 2010

Europese verkenning 8: Europa's welvaart

This document is in Dutch, there is no English translation.

May 11, 2010

Export margins and export barriers: uncovering market entry costs of exporters in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is the world’s sixth largest exporter in 2009,but the majority of Dutch firms does not engage in international trade at all.

November 12, 2009

The contribution of trade policy to the openness of the Dutch economy

This paper finds that the increase in trade is largely caused by income developments.

September 25, 2008

Cross your border and look around

This document focuses on innovation, human capital, technology transfers and competition as potential sources of productivity growth for firms.

April 16, 2008

Static efficiency in Dutch supermarket chain

In this study, we analyse changes in market power in the Dutch supermarket chain and discuss the effects on welfare.

December 12, 2006

Competition in the Netherlands; an analysis of the period 1993-2001

Competition in the Dutch market sector as a whole probably slightly declined during 1993-2001.

December 12, 2006

Dutch retail trade on the rise? Relation between competition, innovation and productivity

Dutch retail trade on the rise? Relation between competition, innovation and productivity

September 21, 2006

Measuring competition in the Netherlands

This memorandum investigates the question in which direction competition in the Dutch market sector has changed.

September 23, 2003

Arbeidsproductiviteitsontwikkeling in de Nederlandse industrie

This document is in Dutch, there is no English translation.