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Economic Report Dutch version

Recovery at last?

Dutch GDP has returned to above the crisis level, but growth is lagging the pre-crisis trend, mainly due to lack of consumption. Are we now in a situation of long-lasting stagnation? What are the determining factors of a demand-driven recovery, or the absence thereof?

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De voor- en nadelen van eurobonds (Dutch)

Met een zekere regelmaat wordt gesuggereerd dat de lidstaten van de eurozone zouden moeten overgaan op de uitgifte van eurobonds. Dit zijn obligaties die door een centraal Europees agentschap worden uitgegeven ter financiering van de staatsschuld van de deelnemende landen. Wat zijn de potentiële voor- en nadelen van eurobonds?

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Dutch housing market continues to gain momentum

Confidence among Dutch households in the market for owner-occupied homes is and remains high. We are anticipating a rise to around 230,000 sales a year, and as regards the house price we anticipate an average annual rise of 5% for 2016 and 2017.

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Waarom een woning in de stad sneller verkoopt dan op het platteland (Dutch)

In welke gemeenten worden woningen snel verkocht? En waardoor komt dat? We onderzochten wat de omloopsnelheid (het aantal transacties gedeeld door de koopwoningvoorraad) op de woningmarkt beïnvloedt en de verandering ervan aan de hand van twee modellen.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Dutch housing market: more sales and higher prices

The Dutch house price and the number of transactions will continue to rise during the coming quarters. Growing purchasing power, rising employment, improving affordability and falling interest rates are the most positive factors.

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Brexit vote lowers economic growth in the eurozone

We expect that UK’s vote to leave the EU will negatively affect economic growth in the eurozone. We believe that the impact in 2016 is rather small, but we lower our growth forecast for 2017 for both the eurozone and the Netherlands by ¼%-point.