The last five databases
The FPB’s studies cover 11 main themes: Energy, Environmental economic accounts and analyses, International economy, Labour market, Macroeconomic forecasts and analyses, Public finances, Sectoral accounts and analyses, Social protection, demography and prospective studies, Structural studies, Sustainable development, Transport.
The FPB produces macroeconomic analyses and short-term and medium-term forecasts for Belgium on behalf of the federal government and the Central Economic Council. The labour market team focuses on wage cost, employment, labour supply, working time and commuting to work. It also conducts regional macroeconomic analyses jointly with or on behalf of the research departments of the regional authorities.
In addition it performs two types of microeconomic research. The effectiveness of federal and regional labour market policies is assessed ex post using microeconomic data. Second, the ex ante impact of welfare and tax policies reforms on labour supply, income and income distribution is assessed by means of microeconomic simulations.