Belgian Federal Planning Bureau

This organization's "main objective is to analyze the parameters which influence the economic evolution and to evaluate the effects of economic policy decisions for the purpose of improving rationality and transparency of the decision-making." It is formally part of the Belgian government, but operates independently. They forecast the Belgium economy, perform associated research, and collect statistical information. You can read about their mission and staff (including their e-mail addresses), read some of their reports, and obtain some software they use: IODE (Intigrateur d'Outils de Diveloppement Economitrique). News and links to related sites are available as well.