Publications

August 21, 2013

The impact of trade, offshoring and multinationals on job loss and job finding

This contribution uses an extensive and unique set of combined Dutch micro-data to analyze the relationship between three dimensions of globalization and unemployment.

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August 1, 2013

The effects of outsourcing on firm productivity: Evidence from microdata in the Netherlands

This study uses microdata on Dutch firms to investigate the effects of international and domestic outsourcing on firm productivity at the firm level.

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July 4, 2013

Up or out? How individual research grants affect academic careers in the Netherlands

This paper investigates the effect of obtaining an individual research grant (Vernieuwingsimpuls or IRI -grant) on the careers of Dutch scientists.

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July 4, 2013

The effects of research grants on scientific productivity and utilisation

This CPB Discussion Paper investigates the effect of receiving a grant from the Dutch Technology Foundation STW on the research output of an individual researcher.

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June 6, 2013

Matching worker skills to job tasks in the Netherlands: Sorting into cities for better careers

Matches between workers and jobs are better in thick labour markets than in thin ones. This CPB Discussion Paper measures match quality by the gap between worker skills and their job tasks in the Netherlands.

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June 3, 2013

Town and city jobs: Your job is different in another location

This CPB Discussion Paper shows that a job contains a different task package in a large city than the same job in a small city.

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May 31, 2013

Fiscal Equalization and Capitalization: Evidence from a Policy Reform

Fiscal equalization through the allocation of central government grants may have adverse distributional implications if these grants capitalize into house values.

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