In a society where the amount of information is growing explosively, free access to reliable and integral data is crucial. As the national statistical office, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) provides reliable statistical information and data to produce insight into social issues, thus supporting the public debate, policy development and decision-making while contributing to prosperity, well-being and democracy. CBS was established in 1899 in response to the need for independent and reliable information that advances the understanding of social issues. This is still the main role of CBS. Through time, CBS has grown into an innovative knowledge institution, with continuous adoption of new technologies and developments in order to safeguard the quality of its data and its independent position.
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is the Dutch central bank, financial sector supervisor and resolution authority. DNB has a range of duties in the national and European context. DNB seeks to safeguard financial stability and thus contributes to sustainable prosperity in the Netherlands. As an independent central bank, supervisory authority and resolution authority, DNB works in tandem with its European partners to achieve:
price stability and a balanced macroeconomic development in Europe;
a shock-resilient financial system and a secure,reliable and efficient payment system; and
strong and sound financial institutions that meet their obligations and commitments.
By issuing independent economic advice, DNB
strengthens policies aimed at its primary targets.
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LUXs is the Leiden University Center for Statistical Science. It unites the statisticians teaching and researching at
Leiden University. LUXs was founded by statistical scientists from Biomedical Data Sciences of the Leiden University Medical Center, Methodology and Statistics of the Institute of Psychology, Statistical Science group of the Mathematical Institute.
LCDS is the Leiden Centre of Data Science. It is a network of researchers from different scientific disciplines, who use innovative methods to deal with large amounts of data. Collaboration between these researchers leads to new solutions for problems in science and society.