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January 25, 2019

CPB World Trade Monitor November 2018

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The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that the volume of world trade decreased 1.6% in November, having increased 1.2% in October (initial estimate 1.1%). Due to the US shutdown, no data on US import/export values in November are available. The 0.0% import/export volume growth for the US is a technical assumption.

January 24, 2019

Conduit country the Netherlands in the spotlight

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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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January 15, 2019

Release date next CPB World Trade Monitor

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The release of the next monthly CPB World Trade Monitor is scheduled tentatively for 25 January 2019, 15:00 hours.

January 15, 2019

Release date next CPB World Trade Monitor

Event

The release of the next monthly CPB World Trade Monitor is scheduled tentatively for 25 February 2019, 15:00 hours.

December 24, 2018

CPB World Trade Monitor October 2018

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The CPB World Trade Monitor shows that the volume of world trade increased 1.1% in October, having decreased 1.1% in September (unchanged from initial estimate).

October 19, 2018

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

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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.

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October 16, 2018

The effects of globalisation in the Netherlands: A theoretical and empirical survey

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The purpose of this document is to put the developments of globalisation into perspective for the Dutch labour market.

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July 6, 2018

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

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"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.

July 2, 2018

Frontier firms and followers in the Netherlands: estimating productivity and identifying the frontier

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This study shows that constructing a large dataset, which sufficiently covers all firm sizes, is a prerequisite for studying the divergence hypothesis. We merge datasets of individual firm and employee data in the years 20062015 for the Netherlands, resulting in a representative sample of corporations. We find no evidence of diverging productivity between firms on the national frontier and laggard firms.

June 28, 2018

Koplopers en volgers: geen divergentie in Nederland

Publication (in Dutch only)

Deze CPB-Notitie geeft een overzicht van de bijdragen van kleine en grote bedrijven aan de productiviteitsgroei in Nederland.