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Marijn Heijmerikx

Economist

Marijn Heijmerikx works as an economist at RaboResearch Global Economics & Markets.

He researches macro-economic topics and works as a country risk analist. He studied both Economics and Finance at the University of Groningen.

Publications Marijn Heijmerikx

Economic Report

Mexico/Canada: are free-trade agreements with the EU beneficial?

We find evidence that the current bilateral trade agreement (BTA) between Mexico and the EU raised exports by 4%. An improved BTA between the EU and Mexico could mitigate some of the negative fallout of a potential NAFTA collapse, albeit to a small extent.

Column

Ik voorspel dat we de volgende crisis ook niet voorspellen (Dutch)

De economische toekomst blijft fundamenteel onvoorspelbaar. Wij economen hebben de verantwoordelijkheid om meer transparantie te bieden over hoe onzeker economische voorspellingen zijn zodat er prudentere economische beslissingen genomen kunnen worden. Scenario analyse is een geschikt hulpmiddel om licht in de duisternis te bieden.

Economic Report Dutch version

The impact of Blockchain on trade finance

Blockchain is a technology which allows for an automatic and safe check and execution of transactions. Blockchain offers the opportunity to finance trade more cheaply and with less risk. Banks will remain an important player in trade finance.

Special Dutch version

The permanent damage of Brexit

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.

Special

Assessing the economic impact of Brexit: background report

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.

Economic Comment

Wel zon, maar geen komkommertijd voor de wereldeconomie (Dutch)

Het gaat niet slecht met de wereldeconomie, maar er is geen reden tot juichen. Politieke risico‚Äôs binnen en buiten Europa zijn nog steeds substantieel en er hangt onzekerheid boven financiële markten over de normalisatie van het monetaire beleid.