RaboResearch - Economic Research

Economic Comment

Germany: Will growth also disappoint in H1 2010?

We expect Germany’s economy to be supported by the inventory correction as well as external demand in H1 2010. There are, however, significant downside risks to this forecast.

Economic Comment

Will Greece face trouble rolling over its debt?

Rumours are mounting that a Greek syndicated bond issue is to be launched within days. This is an important event as the success or failure of such issuance will determine whether the Greeks have to go cap in hand to the European Commission or not.

Economic Report

Second life (Dutch)

In Second Life is het mogelijk om, parallel aan de echte wereld, een virtueel tweede leven te beginnen. De virtuele wereld van Second Life lijkt in veel opzichten op de materiële wereld. Maar is er in Second Life sprake van een volwaardige economie?