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Special

Mind the fiscal speed limit

The current debate amongst economists regarding the timing of fiscal consolidation is not yet resolved. In this Special we present evidence that fiscal policy has a larger short-term negative impact on growth than the government currently expects.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly February 2013

The second-hand housing market recorded a good fourth quarter in 2012. Prices stabilised and house sales rose considerably. The main reason was that buyers had a strong incentive to sign a provisional sale agreement before 1 January 2013.

Economic Update

Conjunctuurbeeld Nederland (Dutch)

De groeiprestatie van de Nederlandse economie was in het vierde kwartaal van 2012 naar verwachting zwak. Vertrouwensindicatoren wijzen op enige stabilisatie in de industrie aan het begin van 2013.

Economic Update

Economic Update The Netherlands

The growth performance of the Dutch economy probably remained weak in the fourth quarter of 2012. Sentiment indicators point to stabilisation in the manufacturing industry at the start of 2013.