Quid Novi Foundation is an institute for Economic Policy Analysis, based in The Hague (The Netherlands). Quid Novi researchers perform economic and quantitative analyses and translate their results into policy advice to contribute to the public debate in a sound and meaningful way. Quid Novi brings new facts and figures that may act as a catalyst to economic reform in The Netherlands and across the European Union.


Quid Novi's mission is to improve the understanding of the role of markets in solving economic and social problems by performing high standard economic research translated into policy recommendations on the themes of Health Insurance and Markets, Energy and Environment, Financial Markets and Taxation, and more generally European versus Domestic affairs.


Quid Novi's vision is to be the leading think tank in producing the most original academic research papers that add valuable new arguments to existing debates, both in academia and in the policy world. As it is this kind of "Translational Science" that will bring brilliance and common sense together.


Latest publications

2014 Quid Novi Vlaktaks
2014 EU shale and the Netherlands
2014 "Trading on the Revolution: How the EU can benefit from the American shale gas revolution" 
2014 New Direction Foundation publishes The Tax Burden of Typical Workers, in the EU 28; 2014 Edition



Energetic Bear
Unfortunately, the title is not the band name for an aging group of 80’s rockers fond of synthesizers. ‘Energetic Bear’ is the calling card of a group of hackers that attacked some 1,000 key energy firms in 84 countries this Monday. Many firms in Europe and the US were successfully hit by this cyber attack, which gave the hackers the ability to disrupt power supplies in several large European countries. More...
The Clean Power Plan
Early June, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the ‘Clean Power Plan’, a set of sweeping new regulations aimed to cut carbon emissions from fossil fuel power plants by an ambitious thirty percent below 2005 levels. These new rules will have far-reaching consequences for the climate goals and economy of not just the US, but also for Europe. More...
Euro Conditionality Blues
With the wave of accession in 2004 and 2007, desire to join the EU no longer offered a reason to follow Brussels’s directions. Despite the high hopes, Eurozone membership is proving to be a much less effective incentive than EU membership once offered. More...