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Economic Report

Argentina, ten years on

24 December 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of Argentina’s dramatic sovereign default. Ten years later, it seems that Argentina is in a much healthier state. We explain what is behind this 'miracle' and conclude that the boom is coming to an end.

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Consequences financial transaction tax

The financial crisis has led to increased interest in a financial transaction tax (FTT). However, such a tax has been the subject of controversy for decades. This Special Report looks at the expected effects of a FTT.

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Emerging Europe: caught without an umbrella

Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries are rapidly becoming the first casualties in the euro zone’s war on debt. How is the eurozone crisis affecting or could come to affect the economic stability of CEE?

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The Great Uncertainty (compilation)

This article is the introduction of a series of Special Reports that discuss the downside risks to the global economic outlook, as presented in Rabobank Outlook 2012.

Economic Report

Risk of financial repression in the West

This article is part of a series of Special Reports that discuss the downside risks to the global economic outlook. In this piece, we take a closer look at the risk of financial repression in the West.

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Risk of debt crises in the US and Japan

This article is part of a series of Special Reports that discuss the downside risks to the global economic outlook. In this piece, we take a closer look at the risk of sovereign debt crises in the US and Japan.

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The risk of a hard landing in China

This article is part of a series of Special Reports that discuss the downside risks to the global economic outlook. In this study we take a closer look at the risk of a hard landing in China.

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Risk of eurozone break-up

This article is part of a series of Special Reports that discuss the downside risks to the global economic outlook. In this piece, we take a closer look at the risk of eurozone facing a wave of sovereign defaults or even completely breaking up.

Economic Report

The Great Uncertainty

This article is the introduction of a series of Special Reports that discuss the downside risks to the global economic outlook, as presented in Rabobank Outlook 2012.

Economic Report

Risk of sudden reversal of capital flows

In this study, we take a closer look at the risks stemming from Emerging Markets, especially in light of the risk of a sudden reversal of capital flows.

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Strengthening bank crisis management

Since the credit crisis, regulators and supervisors around the world have been making plans to minimise the likelihood and impact of new banking crises. Strengthening the arrangements for bank crisis management is a part of this.

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Eurotob, eurotop of euroflop? (Dutch)

De beoogde allesomvattende oplossing werd een veelomvattend raamwerk op de Eurotop van 26 oktober. Europa zette daarmee stappen in de juiste richting, al moeten er nog veel belangrijke open punten worden uitgewerkt en ingevuld de komende weken.

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Coöperatieve banken in de ‘spotlights’ (Dutch)

Het jaar 2012 is door de Verenigde Naties uitgeroepen tot het Internationale Jaar van de Coöperatie. Daarom staan wij in dit Themabericht stil bij de Europese coöperatieve banken. Wat kenmerkt deze banken? En hoe presteren zij in deze tijd van financiële instabiliteit en economische tegenwind?