Search results

There are 10 search results.
October 19, 2018

Estimating migration changes from the EU’s free movement of people principle

We estimate the impact of the free movement of people (FMP) principle on bilateral intra-EU migration stocks using a gravity model. Employing a combination of the World Bank and the UN’s global migration databases, with observations between 1960 and 2015, allows us to analyse the impact of the FMP for most EU member states.

No title
July 6, 2018

Trade Wars: Economic impacts of US tariff increases and retaliations, an international perspective

"Effect trade conflict limited, escalation only has losers". This background document provides information on the economic consequences of the current trade dispute between the US and several countries that announced retaliatory packages or filed them already with the WTO.

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.

Brexit puzzle
June 9, 2016

Trade effects of Brexit for the Netherlands

On June 23th the United Kingdom (UK) will hold a referendum on its European Union’s (EU) membership. Brexit will occur in the event of a leave vote and this will have far-reaching consequences.

May 10, 2016

Literature survey on the economic impact of TTIP

In this paper we review, compare and assess the CGE- and SG-based studies on TTIP in order to draw conclusions on the expected economic effects of TTIP.

May 12, 2015

Melting Ice Caps and the Economic Impact of Opening the Northern Sea Route

A consequence of melting Arctic ice caps is the commercial viability of the Northern Sea Route, connecting North-East Asia with North-Western Europe.

No title
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.

May 1, 2015

Facts and figures on the Dutch current account surplus

In this document we summarise the most relevant empirical and stylised facts related to the Dutch current account.

No title
May 1, 2015

Literature survey on the theoretical explanations and empirical determinants of current account balances

From the theoretical literature, we find that there are several explanations to account for persistent surpluses.

No title
May 1, 2015

Bilateral trade balances for the Netherlands and eight selected countries: Comparing gross and value added trade statistics and data sources

The use of the GTAP and WIOD databases to calculate trade in value added provides valuable information that can be compared with the traditional gross trade statistics.

No title