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Economic Quarterly Report

Brazilië: IMF en Kapitaalcontroles (Dutch)

Onlangs pleitte het IMF ervoor om onder bepaalde omstandigheden kapitaalrestricties in te voeren. In dit artikel leggen we aan de hand van de casus Brazilië uit waarom gerichte kapitaalcontroles soms nuttig kunnen zijn.

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Chili: nature strikes

One of the strongest earthquakes to ever hit Chile occurred on 27 February 2010. The country’s infrastructure sustained massive damage and the death toll is currently estimated around 600. As a result of the earthquake, economic activity will be subdued in the short term.

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Chili: a step to the right

Since the return to democracy in 1990, the center-left oriented coalition, the Concertación, had won every presidential election. In fact, Piñera is the first right-wing candidate to win a democratic presidential election since Jorge Allisandri Rodríguez won the presidency in 1958.

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Blik op de BRIC (Dutch)

De indrukwekkende expansie die de Chinese economie doormaakt sinds Deng Xiaoping in 1978 de eerste hervormingen doorvoerde lijkt onstuitbaar te zijn geworden.