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Country Report

Country Report China

Concerns about a Chinese slowdown have increased, but most indicators suggest that the downturn is concentrated in industry and construction. The direct impact of the stock market rout is limited, but it has damaged the credibility of the crucial reform agenda of the government.

Country Report

Country report Mexico

Economic growth has slowed as a result of low oil prices and tax hikes, but going forward external demand and investment will support growth. Oil reform will further induce FDI but the security situation in some region remains challenging.

Country Report

Country Report Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s government is on the very verge of a default. Structural problems, economic shocks and weak public finances have yielded a decade of economic stagnation, outmigration, fiscal deficits and an unsustainable public debt.

Special Dutch version

The potential of the circular economy

Making the Dutch economy more sustainable by means of circular business models offers a lot of opportunities. Tentative calculations show that it can lead to more than 80.000 new jobs. This is however not easily achieved.

Country Report

Country Report Uruguay

After years of very high growth, Uruguay’s economy is “cooling off” as exports and domestic de-mand growth rates are both slowing. Uruguay remains susceptible to weak economic conditions in the near region, in particular in Argentina and Brazil.


Huizenprijzen vooral bepaald door inkomen en rente (Dutch)

Als hulpmiddel voor het vormen van verwachtingen over de huizenprijzen hebben wij een prijsmodel geschat. Deze special geeft uitleg over de constructie ervan en bekijkt wat het model vertelt over de huidige stand op de Nederlandse woningmarkt.