Publications

December 19, 2013

Knowledge spillovers from renewable energy technologies, Lessons from patent citations

This paper studies the knowledge spillovers generated by renewable-energy technologies, unraveling the technological fields that benefit from knowledge developed in various durable energy technologies.

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December 19, 2013

On which technologies do renewable energy innovations build on?

We use patent-citations analysis on patents in renewable and fossil-fuel energy filed at seventeen European countries to address the research question: on which technologies does renewable-energy innovation build on?

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December 10, 2013

Optimal bail-out policies under renegotiation

We study how the possibility of renegotiation affects optimal bail-out policies for countries under asymmetric information on a country's cost of reforms.

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December 9, 2013

Financial Shocks and Economic Activity in the Netherlands

An analysis of the effects of financial shocks on economic development in the euro area and the Netherlands in particular.

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December 9, 2013

Welvaartsanalyse kinderopvang

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

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December 6, 2013

General Guidance for Cost-Benefit Analysis

Government policy is about making choices. Policy measures often have many different effects and the numerous different advantages and disadvantages of these effects have to be weighed up before a decision can be made.