Harro van Heuvelen

wetenschappelijk medewerker, Sector 2 Macro en internationale economie
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Centraal Planbureau

Bezuidenhoutseweg 30
2594 AV Den Haag

  • PhD Economics, Erasmus University-Tinbergen Institute
  • MSc Econometrics, Erasmus University


September 7, 2021

Optimal capital ratios for banks in the euro area

Capital buffers help banks to absorb financial shocks. This reduces the risk of a banking crisis. However, on the other hand capital requirements for banks can also lead to social costs, as rising financing costs can lead to higher interest rates for customers. In this research we make an exploratory analysis of the costs and benefits of capital buffers for groups of European countries.

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August 10, 2021

The contribution of business dynamics to productivity growth in the Netherlands

This paper analyses the declining firm dynamism in the Netherlands, which may explain part of the slowdown in productivity growth. We use a rich microdata set including nearly all corporations in the Netherlands during...

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July 27, 2021

Increased trade with China and Eastern Europe hardly affects Dutch workers

Contrary to other studies, we find no robust effect of an increase in trade with China and Central European (CEE) countries on local employment, wages and inequality in the Netherlands....

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September 7, 2020

De gevolgen van de coronacrisis voor Nederlandse bedrijven en banken

Financiële schok coronacrisis treft specifieke sectoren, banken hebben voorlopig voldoende buffers.

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September 7, 2020

Analyse van kwetsbare bedrijven en banken in de coronacrisis

Dit achtergronddocument behoort bij de coronapublicatie ’De gevolgen van de coronacrisis voor Nederlandse bedrijven en banken’. Wij analyseren kwetsbare sectoren aan de hand van twee methoden: een voorspelling van...

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