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Economic Report

Wie krijgt last van stijgende hypotheekrente? (Dutch)

Wat zijn de gevolgen als de hypotheekrente in tien jaar verdubbelt? Uit onze analyse blijkt dat de impact voor huishoudens te overzien is, zeker als we rekening houden met stijgende inkomens. Een langzaam stijgende rente leidt niet tot prijsdalingen.

Country Report

Turkey: ongoing political instabiliy

Turkey’s economy expanded by 4% last year, but Russian sanctions and weaker tourist arrivals will negatively affect growth this year. In spite of the AKP’s regained parliamentary majority, Turkey’s political situation remains volatile which could once more weigh on essential foreign capital inflows.

Economic Comment

De levensloop van overmorgen (Dutch)

Veranderingen in arbeidsmarkt, demografie en zorg hebben een grote invloed op het welzijn. In nieuw een overzichtsartikel bespreken wij aan de hand van vier persoonlijke verhalen hoe deze veranderingen de komende decennia voor nieuwe uitdagingen zorgen.

Country Report

Switzerland: quick economic rebound after massive appreciation 2015

The Swiss export sector was affected by a sharp appreciation of the Swiss Franc (CHF) following the Swiss central bank’s (SNB) decision to scrap the currency ceiling early 2015. However, economic growth held up and we expect a rebound of economic growth and exports this year.

Country Report

Belgium: recovery at a snail's pace

The centre-right government has successfully implemented several policy measures to improve Belgian price competitiveness. High public debt, inflation and security issues are the most prominent downward risks for a stable economic recovery.

Economic Report Dutch version

Why the Trump phenomenon is here to stay

The success of anti-establishmentcandidate statistically explained by stagnant median wages and declining manufacturing employment. When these trends persist, Trump and his successors are here to stay.