Publications

July 17, 2020

Trade policy analysis with a gravity model

In this CPB Background Document we investigate the use of the standard structural gravity model for trade policy analysis at the CPB. The model is intended for long term analyses of trade policy changes and is based on...

October 19, 2018

Estimating migration changes from the EU’s free movement of people principle

We estimate the impact of the free movement of people (FMP) principle on bilateral intra-EU migration stocks using a gravity model. Employing a combination of the World Bank and the UN’s global migration databases, with observations between 1960 and 2015, allows us to analyse the impact of the FMP for most EU member states.

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July 6, 2018

Trade Wars: Economic impacts of US tariff increases and retaliations, an international perspective

"Effect trade conflict limited, escalation only has losers". This background document provides information on the economic consequences of the current trade dispute between the US and several countries that announced retaliatory packages or filed them already with the WTO.

July 28, 2017

Biomass Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage can reduce EU’s Energy Roadmap costs with 15-75%

Biomass Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage can reduce costs of EU’s Energy Roadmap with 15-75%. Background document to CPB Policy Brief 2017/02

January 19, 2017

Biomass-Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage Should Be Used Immediately

In this Policy Brief, we analyse the potential role of negative‐emissions technology in reducing these emissions.

June 9, 2016

Brexit costs for the Netherlands arise from reduced trade

By 2030, the costs for the Netherlands could run up to 1.2% of GDP, or 10 billion euros.

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January 23, 2015

Technological Uncertainty in Meeting Europe’s Decarbonisation Goals

In response to the challenge of managing the risks of a changing climate, there is no single optimal transition path for energy technology due to uncertainty in several dimensions.

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October 3, 2012

Air Pollution Policy in Europe: Quantifying the Interaction with Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change Policies

This paper (CPB/PBL) uses the computable general equilibrium model WorldScan to analyse interactions between EU’s air pollution and climate change policies.

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