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Economic Comment

Argentina defaults again

This week, Argentina was unable to reach an agreement with the holdout creditors from the 2001 default. In effect, this means that the sovereign has now defaulted on its debt obligations for the second time this century.

Economic Comment Dutch version

House sales rising, prices stabilising

Statistics Netherlands, in collaboration with the Dutch Land Registry, has just published the number of transactions and the prices of second-hand houses in the Netherlands for February 2014. Sales again surprised on the upside and prices are consequently bottoming out.

Economic Comment Dutch version

2014, the year of Brazil?

This year, Brazil will host the World Cup. The host country is widely seen as one of the favourites to win the World Cup. For us this is an occasion to publish a series of studies on the economic strengths of Brazil.