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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.

Economic Report

Should India Print Money To Fight Covid-19?

Against the backdrop of a crippled economy and rising debt metrics, policymakers around the globe are adopting or considering unconventional monetary policy to solve the current state of emergency. For some countries, such as India, this would be a bad idea. We show that a major MMT fiscal package could push inflation up to 12% and the currency down by 25%.

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United States: Civil unrest

The resurgence of COVID-19 in the United States reflects the failure of institutions. Protests in the streets reveal a polarized society and a lack of trust in institutions that predates the outbreak of the virus. No matter who wins the elections, the civil unrest is not likely to pass.