Publications

June 12, 2019

Income differences across migrant groups

On average, migrant children in the Netherlands end up lower in the income distribution compared to native children, even if their parents have equal incomes.

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May 27, 2019

A budgetary stabilisation function

Een schokfonds in de eurozone is niet noodzakelijk voor het voortbestaan van de euro, maar kan de welvaart in Europa wel verhogen.

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January 24, 2019

Conduit country the Netherlands in the spotlight

The Netherlands is an important link in the chain of diverting income flows: broader use of withholding taxes is necessary to combat international tax avoidance.

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March 6, 2018

Forecast Central Economic Plan 2018

The Dutch economy is gathering steam. The economic boom is the result of a favourable international economy, low interest rates, expansive budgetary policy and a persistently strong housing market. These last two factors distinguish the Netherlands from other countries. Positive domestic dynamics between increasing employment, higher disposable income levels, higher consumption and more investments will lead to a 3.2% economic growth in 2018 and 2.7% in 2019. Over the 2017–2019 period, the Dutch economy is projected to outperform that of the eurozone by 0.6 percentage points, in each of those years. 

June 8, 2017

Back to normal monetary policy

The question is no longer if, but when and how unconventional monetary policy will be phased out. The undoing of the unconventional policies will affect European economies, just as their build up stimulated the euro area economy.

January 19, 2017

Biomass-Energy with Carbon Capture and Storage Should Be Used Immediately

In this Policy Brief, we analyse the potential role of negative‐emissions technology in reducing these emissions.

June 30, 2016

The political economy of tax reforms

In the Netherlands, major tax reform proposals sometimes are adopted and converted into policy, but often they are not. This CPB Policy Brief focuses on why this is so.

June 9, 2016

Brexit costs for the Netherlands arise from reduced trade

By 2030, the costs for the Netherlands could run up to 1.2% of GDP, or 10 billion euros.

June 11, 2015

Long-term unemployment in the Netherlands

Long-term unemployment will decline as the economy recovers, but this will not solve the problem of older long-term unemployed.