Publications

April 18, 2019

Disentangling the effect of household debt on consumption

We estimate the contemporaneous relationship between household debt and consumption for the period 2006 to 2015. Using Dutch administrative data, we fi nd that the average consumption of households with high debt has...

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April 3, 2019

The welfare effects of co-payments in long term care

Insight in the lifecycle dynamics of long term care costs is important to understand the effect of policy changes, such as the design of co-payments, on the costs and welfare across income and wealth groups....

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March 21, 2019

Forecast March 2019 (CEP 2019)

The high growth rate of the Dutch economy is over.

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March 18, 2019

Estimating Markups in the Netherlands

In this study we analyse the dynamics of firm markups at a national level in the Netherlands. This document is a technical report that describes the literature review, data, methodology and results used in Meijerink et...

March 15, 2019

Selection and moral hazard effects in healthcare

In the Netherlands, average healthcare expenditures of persons without a voluntary deductible are twice as high as average healthcare expenditures of persons with a voluntary deductible....

March 5, 2019

Preliminary Forecast March 2019 (cCEP 2019)

The high growth rate of the Dutch economy is over.

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February 20, 2019

Do parents work more when children start school? Evidence from the Netherlands

When children start school, parents save time and/or money. In this paper, we empirically examine the impact of these changes to the family's budget constraint on parents' working hours....

February 14, 2019

Automatic Reaction – What Happens to Workers at Firms that Automate?

We find that automation increases the probability to leave the firm by 8 percentage points.

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February 7, 2019

Biodiversity in the Dutch practice of cost-benefit analysis

According to the Dutch cost-benefit guidelines, biodiversity points are an innovative and practical method to measure the impact of policy measures on biodiversity. A major use is to compare the cost-effectiveness of...