Publications

May 1, 2015

Causes and policy implications of the Dutch current account surplus

The Netherlands has experienced a persistent and relatively large current account surplus since the 1970s. In recent years the surplus has increased, reaching a historically high level of 8.5% of GDP in 2013.

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.

June 12, 2014

Choosing privacy: How to improve the market for personal data

Businesses and the government are all collecting more and more personal data, and they use these data ever more intensively. This is mostly to the benefit of citizens, but not in all cases.

October 8, 2013

Early warning indicators for debt sustainability

This CPB Policy Brief develops a simple dynamic framework for assessing the sustainability of public finances over a medium-term horizon.

June 5, 2013

Naar een prudent niveau van de overheidsschuld

This document is in Dutch, there is no English translation.

May 29, 2013

Over de top

This document is in Dutch, there is no English translation of this page.