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Wat is de beste technologie voor CBDC? (Dutch)

Deze special gaat in op de vraag of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) geschikt is voor een retail CBDC. Op dit moment is dat nog niet het geval. Maar ontwikkelingen gaan snel. Deze special is de vijfde in een reeks.

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Variatie in regionale indelingen in Nederland (Dutch)

Nederland vertoont een grote regionale variatie. De indeling van Nederland in regio’s verschilt echter per type activiteit. Hierom zou regionaal beleid ook per activiteit moeten verschillen.

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United States: President Biden

While we expect Biden’s policies to boost economic growth, we do not expect them to end the vicious cycle of polarization and social unrest that is undermining the country. In foreign and trade policy, Biden is likely to return to a multilateral approach.

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Implications of the EU China investment deal (CAI)

The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) should improve EU companies’ access to China and ‘level’ the playing field. However, its commitments are ‘weak’ and the envisaged dispute resolution mechanism lacks teeth.

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Brexit: Living apart together

The EU-UK trade agreement marks the start of a complex relationship in which the UK and the EU will have to learn to live together separately. This won’t be without frictions.

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United States: Billions toward Covid-19 relief

Democrats and Republicans have finally passed a bill on a new Covid-19 relief package which was signed into law by President Trump on Sunday. The size of the fiscal package is estimated at almost $900 billion, although about half of that is money recycled from the CARES Act.