Publications

February 5, 2013

How Large was the Credit Crunch in the OECD?

Reduced credit supply in the years 2008 and 2009 should have resulted in lower growth in industries that are more dependent on external finance.

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November 16, 2012

Market size, institutions, and the value of rights provided by patents

This CPB Discussion Paper presents micro-evidence indicating that the value of patent rights for a given technology show substantial variation across countries.

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November 16, 2012

The value of a well-designed EU Patent

After decades of negotiations, a single patent for the European Union (EU) is at last within reach.

April 18, 2012

Second opinion on Lombard Street Research's report 'The Netherlands and the euro'

At the request of the Lower House of the Dutch Parliament, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) conducted a second-opinion survey on the report ‘The Netherlands & The Euro’ by Lombard Street Research.

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December 1, 2011

A retrospective evaluation of elements of the EU VAT system

This is the final report (Executive Summary) of a project on “The retrospective evaluation of elements of the VAT system in the EU.”