Publications

February 16, 2017

Charted Choices 2018-2021

CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis has published the results of its assessment of the election manifestos. The report, Charted Choices 2018-2021, contains an analysis of the financial-economic choices made by 11 Dutch political parties. Differences between them proved to be large; both in the types of measures chosen by the various parties and in the resulting effects.

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April 22, 2016

The Dutch medium-term outlook and the European budgetary rules

This Backgrounddocument makes available in English work recently published in Dutch on structural budget balances in a medium-term framework.

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November 11, 2015

An update of Blanchard’s and Leigh’s estimates in Growth Forecast Errors and Fiscal Multipliers

Olivier Blanchard’s and Daniel Leigh’s work on growth forecast errors and fiscal multipliers in 2009-2011 has been highly influential.

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April 17, 2015

Presentation 'CPB’s role in the Dutch medium-term budgetary framework'

Presentation used by Wim Suyker during the 7th Annual meeting of OECD Parliamentary budget officials & independent fiscal institutions in Vienna.

October 21, 2014

Structural budget balance: a love at first sight turned sour

The structural budget balance, which corrects the nominal government budget balance for one-offs and business cycle effects, is used to assess underlying fiscal policy effort.

January 22, 2014

Presentation: Macroeconomic developments in the Netherlands

Presentation used by Wim Suyker during a conference at the Dutch embassy in London, on January 22, 2014.

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'.