Publications

August 21, 2013

The impact of trade, offshoring and multinationals on job loss and job finding

This contribution uses an extensive and unique set of combined Dutch micro-data to analyze the relationship between three dimensions of globalization and unemployment.

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August 1, 2013

The effects of outsourcing on firm productivity: Evidence from microdata in the Netherlands

This study uses microdata on Dutch firms to investigate the effects of international and domestic outsourcing on firm productivity at the firm level.

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November 21, 2011

The rise of the BRIC countries and its impact on the Dutch economy

In the last three decades, the share of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) in global GDP has grown rapidly to 24% to date (measured in Purchasing Power Parities).

October 4, 2011

Dutch Sectoral Energy Intensity Developments in International Perspective, 1987–2005

This paper makes use of a new dataset to investigate energy intensity developments in the Netherlands over the period 1987–2005, in comparison with 18 other OECD countries.

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October 4, 2011

Reducing Rents from Energy Technology Adoption Programs by Exploiting Observable Information

In this CPB Discussion Paper, we study how regulators may improve upon the efficiency of their energy technology adoption programs by exploiting readily observable information to limit rent extraction by firms.

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July 26, 2011

Wage inequality in the Netherlands: Evidence, trends and explanations

Using detailed micro data on the entire wage distribution in the Netherlands, this paper examines trends in Dutch (real pre-tax) wage inequality between 2000 and 2008.

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July 22, 2011

Regional wage differences in the Netherlands: Micro-evidence on agglomeration externalities

Based on micro-data on individual workers for the period 2000–2005, we show that regional wage differentials in the Netherlands are small but present.

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