Publications

September 20, 2017

The circular economy of plastics: from raw materials to waste

The circular economy aims to reduce the use of raw materials, promote re-use and recycling and limit waste. This study focuses on the circular economy of plastics and investigates what the major problems are in relation to the use of plastics and to what extent government policy is necessary and effective.

August 23, 2017

Assets and liabilities of Dutch non-financial firms

The main purpose of this document is to assess the financial situation of non-financial firms. In particular, the document provides answers to two questions. Are there financial fragilities in Dutch non-financial firms? If yes, for which particular type of firms?

August 1, 2017

Study of cost-benefit analysis for e-government

The Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK) has asked CPB to determine the extent to which the methodology of cost-benefit analysis (CBA), or valuable elements thereof, can be applied in a useful and practical way within the e-government domain.

July 3, 2017

Cyber Security Risk Assessment (CSRA) for the Economy

Society is digitising. The five most valuable companies in the world are ICT companies. The Dutch population makes extensive use of the Internet, and the government is also focusing increasingly on the use of digital means. This digitisation also involves an increase in the economic importance of cyber security.

March 9, 2017

Productivity Slowdown - Evidence for the Netherlands

This paper analyses how The Netherlands compares to other countries in terms of the productivity slowdown. It also includes a comparison of different sectors and tests possible explanatory variables.

July 6, 2016

Cyber Security Risk Assessment for the Economy

This cyber security risk assessment (CSRA) in intended to provide insight into the underlying causes, consequences and magnitude of cyber risks; thus, helping policymakers and businesses to understand and prioritise those risks.

August 28, 2015

Network Analysis of Tax Treaty Shopping using dividend-based weights

Multi-national corporations can reduce their tax burden on repatriating foreign profits by using third countries, other than the home and host country of the investment, which have more favourable tax treaties.

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May 19, 2015

Investment in the OECD: pre- and post-crisis developments

In June 2015, the Netherlands will chair the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting. This year’s edition will address investment topics.

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August 7, 2014

CPB Financial Stability Report 2014

Report for the Dutch House of Representatives about international and national macroeconomic developments related to the financial sector