RaboResearch - Economic Research

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India: getting inside the head of the RBI

We have developed a two-equation model to forecast India’s interest rate and inflation. Going forward, we expect that both variables will follow an upward trajectory. In our lower bound forecasts, we are even more hawkish than the repo forecasts from a Bloomberg survey among 46 economists.

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Op weg naar een girale wereld? (Dutch)

Wereldwijd proberen beleidsmakers chartaal geld te ontmoedigen, om criminaliteit terug te dringen en ruimte te maken voor het monetaire beleid. Maar voorlopig is het gebruik van chartaal geld nog hardnekkig.

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The permanent damage of Brexit

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.

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Assessing the economic impact of Brexit: Background report

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.

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German elections: Merkel looking for a (new) deputy

Angela Merkel is set to win a fourth term as chancellor, thanks to the strong German economy. Her choice of coalition partner will have ramifications beyond Germany. We see a renewed Grand Coalition as the most likely. They may make progress on Eurozone integration.

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De EMU is (nog) geen optimaal valutagebied (Dutch)

De eurozone voldoet nog niet aan alle criteria voor een optimaal valutagebied. Zo is zowel de budgettaire samenhang als de arbeidsmobiliteit nog te gering. Als de samenhang binnen de eurozone niet wordt versterkt blijft de euro een kwetsbare munt.