Publications

October 8, 2013

Presentation 'Early-warning indicators for debt sustainability'

This is the presentation used by Casper van Ewijk and Jasper Lukkezen during a meeting to present the CPB Policy Brief 2013/08 'Early warning indicators for debt sustainability'.

October 8, 2013

Early warning indicators for debt sustainability

This CPB Policy Brief develops a simple dynamic framework for assessing the sustainability of public finances over a medium-term horizon.

September 15, 2013

Vraag en antwoord over de begrotingsmultiplier

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

June 5, 2013

Naar een prudent niveau van de overheidsschuld

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

June 5, 2013

Prudent debt level: a tentative calculation

What is a prudent public debt-to-GDP ratio? This background document accompanies the Dutch CPB Policy Brief 'Naar een prudent niveau van de overheidsschuld'.

April 24, 2013

A fiscal Taylor rule

In most OECD countries, the financial crisis leads to a drop in GDP and has brought government finances into a state of disarray. As high public debt will slow down GDP growth, order in government finances must be restored, sooner or later.

April 15, 2013

Optimal fiscal policy

This paper derives and estimates rules for fiscal policy that prescribe the optimal response to changes in unemployment and debt.

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