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Koen Verbruggen


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

Koen was country risk analyst for Sub-Sahara Africa, Mexico and North-America. Previously he participated in a traineeship at the Dutch government. Koen studied Economics at Tilburg University.

Publications Koen Verbruggen

Economic Comment

Eurozone: A gradual slowdown, mounting challenges

GDP of the Eurozone grew with 0.2% in the 4th quarter. France and Spain performed better than expected, but Italy entered a recession with two quarters of negative growth rates.

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.