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Maartje Wijffelaars

Senior Economist

Maartje works as a Senior Economist at RaboResearch Global Economics & Markets.

She focuses extensively on (political and economic) developments in Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal. On top of that she also covers main themes for the Eurozone as a whole.

She previously worked at the University of Antwerp where she researched the relationship between financial institutions and government debt in the eurozone at the time of the financial crisis. Maartje has studied Economics and Finance at Tilburg University.

Publications Maartje Wijffelaars

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Economic outlook Italy: Coronavirus raises recession risk

The coronavirus raises the risk that Italy’s economy will enter a recession. Economic growth was already being hampered by the weak global environment and domestic policy uncertainty. The virus is expected to shave off some additional tenths of growth.

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Coronavirus: Outbreak of uncertainty

We outline four scenarios in which the coronavirus outbreak becomes increasingly severe and discuss the implications for China and the world economy.