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Carlijn Prins

Economist

Carlijn Prins works as economist for RaboResearch Netherlands.

She covers both short-term and long-term developments in the Dutch economy.

Carlijn has worked at the Economic Research Department since March 2014. She studied Economics and Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam.

Publications Carlijn Prins

Economic Report

The Brexit starting shot has sounded

Brexit has officially started since British Prime Minister Theresa May invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon. The negotiations will be complex, difficult and time consuming and we foresee various roadblocks in the Brexit process.

Economic Report

The (potential) impact of Trump on Asia Pacific

Trump’s policy regarding Asia presents a downside risk for APAC’s economy and security situation. If the US increase trade barriers, this is expected to have major implications for the region. Even more so if there would be protectionist retaliations.

Special

Unleashing China and India’s growth potential (1): productivity growth

China and India have to foster productivity growth in order to avoid getting stuck in the middle income trap. The implementation of an ambitious innovation, education and institutional reform agenda would enable both countries to become the world’s new global growth catalysts.

Economic Report

Will China be the world's new growth catalyst?

China can move up to the center stage of the global economy, if it succeeds in fostering innovation, human capital and the quality of institutions. The economic gains could be as high as USD 6.5 trn of additional value added in 2025, which is equivalent to one-third of US GDP.