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Björn Giesbergen

Senior Economist

Björn Giesbergen worked as a senior economist at RaboResearch Global Economics & Markets.

He focused on developments in China, Japan and a number of other countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Björn regularly lectured on economic themes to Rabobank clients.

He previously was economist for RaboResearch The Netherlands and trainee at the Dutch Ministry of Finance. Björn studied International Economics and Finance at Tilburg University and Economics at the University of Amsterdam.

Publications Björn Giesbergen

Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

Global economic outlook: The economy has peaked

Global growth will decline moderately in the coming years, both in advanced and emerging market economies. Persistent risks such as escalation of the trade war or a disorderly Brexit are a permanent concern in this slowdown.

Economic Comment

The G20 High Stakes Dinner between the US and China

At their G20 dinner date, the United States and China have agreed to stop imposing new tariffs for a period of 90 days. We regard this as can-kicking at best, and it arguably puts the US in an even stronger position going forward.

Special

Re-assessing the US-China trade war

This Special re-assesses the economic impact of the US-China trade war, using more advanced methodologies. Our analysis shows that China disproportionately bears the brunt of a US-China trade war, especially in case of a further escalation.