RaboResearch - Economic Research

Koen Verbruggen

Economist

Koen works as an economist at RaboResearch Global Economics & Markets.

He is working on several macroeconomic projects and geopolitical publications. Previously he participated in a traineeship at the Dutch government. Koen studied Economics at Tilburg University.

Publications Koen Verbruggen

Economic Report

Eurozone: Revisiting growth

The disappointing recovery of the German car sector, the yellow vests in France and slowing external demand lead to a downward revision of our growth figures for 2018Q4 and 2019Q1.

Economic Quarterly Report

Eurozone: één vertraging maakt nog geen crisis (Dutch)

Na een zwak derde kwartaal trekt de groei in de eurozone de komende kwartalen weer aan. Ondanks zorgen over Brexit, wereldwijde handelsspanningen en Italië staan we niet aan de vooravond van een nieuwe crisis. Wel remmen capaciteitsbeperkingen de groei.

Economic Comment

Eurozone economic growth slows down

In the third quarter of 2018, the Eurozone economy grew by 0.2 percent compared to the previous quarter. October PMI indicators showed a sharper drop than expected, indicating that growth in Q4 will probably remain low.

Special

Emerging Markets Vulnerability Heatmap

We present a ‘new and improved’ version of Rabo’s Emerging Market Vulnerability Heatmap which is constructed from a more comprehensive list of inputs. The heatmap highlights ARS, TRY and ZAR as the most vulnerable emerging market currencies.