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Country Report

Uruguay (Update country report)

Uruguay’s economy has continued to grow quickly, although growth has slowed somewhat recently. The deceleration has been welcome, as the economy was close to overheating. The labour market is still very tight.

Special

Financial Crisis Investigation (Special)

The global financial crisis has not reached its final act just yet. But it would still be useful to take a look back and see what we have been through and, more importantly, how we got ourselves in such a mess in the first place.

Economic Report

The Netherlands: deservedly core

In this study we argue that although the budgetary outlook and the current political and economic situation in the Netherlands raise some eyebrows abroad, the fundamentals still point out that the Netherlands belongs to the core of the euro area.

Country Report

South Africa (Country report)

The large group of unemployed youth constitutes an increasing risk for mounting social and political tensions in South Africa. Subdued economic growth as a result of moderate external demand hinder the country in reducing unemployment.

Economic Report

De diverse opmars van de ZZP’er (Dutch)

ZZP’ers hebben de afgelopen jaren een centrale rol gekregen op de arbeidsmarkt én in het publieke debat. In dit Themabericht proberen we de belangrijkste stuwende krachten achter de sterke groei van het aandeel ZZP’ers in kaart te brengen.

Economic Report

Consument laat zich put in praten (Dutch)

De verwachtingen van consumenten ten aanzien van de ontwikkelingen van de Nederlandse economie worden gemeten met behulp van het consumentenvertrouwen. Dit ging in de tweede helft van 2011 hard onderuit.