RaboResearch - Economic Research

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Brainport aan de top - Hoe blijft de Brainport-regio over tien jaar nog steeds de slimste regio ter wereld? (Dutch)

De Brainport-regio is een gebied in en om Eindhoven van bijzondere economische betekenis en een belangrijke groeimotor van de Nederlandse economie. Rabobank werkt aan de toekomst van de Brainport rond drie opgaven: minder kwetsbaar voor internationale dynamiek worden, innovatief voorop blijven lopen, en een aantrekkelijke regio om in te wonen en te werken te blijven.

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US: Turbulence ahead

A second wave of Covid-19, contested elections, civil unrest, rising tensions with China and insufficient fiscal stimulus provide a toxic cocktail that are likely to pose a threat to the recovery and cause considerable market turbulence in Q4.

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Brexit Outlook: Down to the wire

The negotiations on a EU-UK trade deal are reaching a climax. Even as the scope of the aspired agreement remains limited, there is a non-negligible chance that the talks still collapse. However, the economic effects are overshadowed by the pandemic.

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Money printing: First, do no harm

Can we just print extra money to tackle the corona crisis? We conclude that only seven (!) countries in the world meet our proposed MMT criteria: leaving aside the US, these countries need the rare combination of a sovereign currency, simultaneous fiscal deficit and current account surplus, plus good governance.

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EU recovery fund: What will be the impact?

The European Commission presented a recovery fund for the EU. Although there a quite some hurdles to be taken, a compromise does not look out of reach. The pooling of liabilities is further completes the European capital market.