To promote transparency and provide information, the Federal Planning Bureau regularly publishes the methods and results of its works. The publications are organised in different series, such as Outlooks, Working Papers and Planning Papers. Some reports can be consulted here, along with the Short Term Update newsletters that were published until 2015. You can search our publications by theme, publication type, author and year.
Within the context of the economic stimulus plan adopted at the end of 2012, the government set up a group of experts from the National Bank of Belgium (NBB), the Federal Planning Bureau (FPB), the High Council for Employment (HCE), the Directorate General Statistics and Economic Information (DGSEI), the Central Economic Council (CEC) and Eurostat. The group was charged with the following missions:
To complete these missions, the group of experts has drawn up this two-part report. The first part (A) deals with productivity and labour costs and the second part (B) discusses training efforts by enterprises.
Structural studies > Productivity and long-term growth
Sectoral accounts and analyses > Analyses and applications
Macroeconomic forecasts and analyses > Medium-term projections and macrosectoral analyses
Structural studies > Globalisation, international trade and offshoring
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs > Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data [C82]
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > Aggregate Factor Income Distribution [E25]
International Economics > International Factor Movements and International Business > General [F20]
Public Economics > Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > Business Taxes and Subsidies [H25]
Labor and Demographic Economics > Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > General [J30]
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > General [O40]