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Hugo Erken

Senior Economist

Hugo Erken works as a senior economist at RaboResearch Global Economics & Markets.

He is a country analyst for the US, Canada, Mexico, India and a number of other South Asian countries. In addition, he works on economic forecasting, scenario analysis and a wide range of macro-economic topics, with a special interest in the labour market and productivity. Previously, Hugo was an analyst for China, the euro area, Germany and France.

Hugo graduated in International Economics at Radboud University Nijmegen and wrote his PhD dissertation on Productivity, R&D and Entrepreneurship at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Previously, Hugo has worked for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, and the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.

Publications Hugo Erken

Economic Quarterly Report

Eurozone: conjunctureel herstel, structureel kwetsbaar (Dutch)

De economische groei in de eurozone trekt dit en komend jaar verder aan. Tegelijkertijd is het herstel kwetsbaar, omdat de arbeidsmarkt minder efficiënt is gaan functioneren en vooral Zuid-Europese landen nog steeds kampen met een hoog aandeel slechte leningen.