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Daniel van Schoot

Senior Economist

Daniel van Schoot works as an senior economist at RaboResearch Global Economics & Markets.

He analyses and researches economic developments in the eurozone and specifically those in Germany, France, Belgium and a few smaller countries. He contributes to various regular publications and specials with a focus on the financial sector and structural reforms.

Daniel previously worked as an economist at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. He studied economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and at the University of London.

Publications Daniel van Schoot

Special

Een handelsoorlog met de VS raakt Nederland hard (Dutch)

De gevolgen van een eventuele volledige handelsoorlog op de Nederlandse economie zijn significant: de schade kan oplopen tot 20 miljard euro aan misgelopen groei. Dit komt vooral door een veel lagere uitvoer.

Economic Report

Germany: Merkel’s sports minister causes trouble

The German CSU was to propose a plan to turn away migrants at the border who had registered elsewhere in the EU, prompting a veto from Merkel and leading to a showdown. The current deal provides Merkel with a two-week deadline to try to find (bilateral) deals in Europe.

Economic Quarterly Report

Een eurozonecrisis staat niet voor de deur (Dutch)

De economische groei in de eurozone zwakt dit jaar wat af, maar blijft relatief sterk. De handelsspanningen met de VS, politieke ontwikkelingen in Zuid-Europa en dure olie zijn belangrijke risico’s. De eurozone staat echter zeker niet op omvallen.

Economic Report

Swiss say Nein to Vollgeld

The idea underlying Vollgeld is that of full-reserve banking from the 1930’s. In today’s context its side-effects would likely lead to instability and a deflationary tendency. In the Swiss case, uncertainty would have prevailed in the short-term, followed by a further appreciating Swiss Franc.