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Europeanen willen dat EU problemen oplost – maar welke? (Dutch)

De campagne voor de Europese Parlementsverkiezingen leek soms vooral een confrontatie tussen voor- en tegenstanders van Europa. De verkiezingsuitslag suggereert daarentegen dat kiezers niet zozeer verdeeld zijn over de vraag of meer of minder Europa nodig is, maar over de vraag welke problemen Europa moet oplossen.

Economic Comment

Brexit Update: Game over?

Theresa May has said she will resign on 7 June, after her last attempt to save the EU-UK deal failed to garner sufficient support last week. A tougher stance on Brexit and more political turmoil are likely to follow.

Economic Report

Brexit Update: Going nowhere fast

The UK held local elections in England and Northern Ireland on May, 2nd. The Conservatives and Labour took a drubbing in the polls. Meanwhile, Tory- Labour talks on the desired Brexit outcome are going nowhere fast.


The US-China trade war in the rerun

The US has raised import tariffs from 10% to 25% on 200bn worth of Chinese goods shipped to US shores and China has vowed to retaliate. In this report, we assess the economic impact of these measures, as well as a scenario where the US-China trade war fully escalates.