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COVID-19 Economic Dashboard

Hard economic data usually comes available at quite some lag. To gauge the economic impact of COVID-19 we look at more timely economic indicators that are readily available. Data on traffic jams, international flights, and restaurant bookings are released sooner and more frequently. This helps us to better monitor the economic situation during the COVID-19 crisis.

Economic Comment

Japan: The reign of Suga

Yoshihide Suga has been elected as Japan’s new prime minister. His newly appointed cabinet signals policy continuity and conformity. Meanwhile, the economy is showing signs of recovery, although it remains quite weak.

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Komen ze of komen ze niet? (Dutch)

Ook als er dit najaar minder internationale studenten naar Nederland komen, zal het totale aantal studenten niet dalen. Door corona starten studenten eerder en leren ze langer door. En sommigen keren na lange tijd weer terug naar de collegebanken.