Publications

March 25, 2014

Time variation in the dynamic effects of unanticipated changes in tax policy

Using a structural vector autoregression with time-varying parameters, I analyze to what extent the dynamic effects of unanticipated changes in tax policy have changed structurally over the post World War II period in the United States.

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March 25, 2014

Reduced-rank time-varying vector autoregressions

The standard time-varying VAR workhorse suffers from overparameterization, which is a serious problem as it limits the number of variables and lags that can be incorporated in the model.

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March 21, 2014

A Financial Market Model for the Netherlands

The Commission Parameters advises to use the KNW-capital market model to generate a uniform scenario set which enables comparable feasibility tests of pension funds possible.

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March 20, 2014

Cities, Tasks and Skills

This research applies a task-based approach to measure and interpret changes in the employment structure of the 168 largest US cities in the period 1990-2009.

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March 18, 2014

Central Economic Plan (CEP) 2014

In the Central Economic Plan 2014 (CEP 2014) CPB presents analyses and projections for the Dutch and world economy. This is a translation of chapter 1 of the Dutch publication.

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March 13, 2014

Public funding of science: An international comparison

This CPB background document investigates the different allocation mechanisms of public research funding in a sample of seven countries.

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February 19, 2014

Urban traffic externalities: quasi-experimental evidence from housing prices

This paper exploits a quasi-experiment to value the benefits of reducing urban traffic externalities.

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