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Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans: maatregelen en effecten (Dutch)

De invoering van de Wet Arbeidsmarkt in balans (WAB) maakt vaste contracten goedkoper en iets minder vast. Flexibele contracten worden duurder en iets minder flexibel. Zo krijgen oproepkrachten meer rechten. Ook introduceert de WAB een afbakening tussen uitzenden en payrolling.

Economic Comment

Brexit Update: Game over?

Theresa May has said she will resign on 7 June, after her last attempt to save the EU-UK deal failed to garner sufficient support last week. A tougher stance on Brexit and more political turmoil are likely to follow.

Economic Report

Brexit Update: Going nowhere fast

The UK held local elections in England and Northern Ireland on May, 2nd. The Conservatives and Labour took a drubbing in the polls. Meanwhile, Tory- Labour talks on the desired Brexit outcome are going nowhere fast.

Economic Report

Wat is circulaire economie? (Dutch)

Het onderwerp duurzaamheid is steeds vaker in het nieuws en Nederland heeft ambitieuze doelstellingen. Daarom geeft deze studie een overzicht van wat de grootste milieu-uitdagingen zijn, de oorzaken, mogelijke oplossingsrichtingen en hun impact.

Economic Comment

China: Stimulus as good old recipe for stabilization

China’s economic growth did not disappoint at first glance in the first quarter of 2019. It seems that the previously introduced fiscal and monetary stimulus measures have put a floor under the economic slowdown since the second half of 2018, but it’s too early to cheer about a broad recovery.