Sarah Creemers, Michael Polder and Rik van Roekel

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Covid-19 financial support and firm’s productivity: Evidence from the Netherlands

We consider Covid-19 financial support measures in the Netherlands, and relate it to the productivity of firms, their investment behavior and expectations, as well as to turnover, and firm exits. This analysis sheds light on both the short and potential longer term effects, by assessing the pre-pandemic, pandemic, and post-pandemic period. Using Unconditional Quantile Regression […]

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Dutch international trade in goods during the pandemic: a macro and microanalysis

The spring of 2020 marks a difficult moment for the Dutch trade in goods as exporters were hit hard by the Covid-19 global crisis. Although the overall level of exports and imports suffered, the extent to which individual firms were affected varied greatly. This chapter starts by reviewing the patterns of the Dutch trade in […]

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