RaboResearch - Economic Research

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The GCC: going cold turkey on oil?

The oil-rich Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries suffer from the oil price slump while diversification will prove difficult. In the short-run, the necessary budgetary consolidation Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will weigh on political risk.

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Monetary challenges in Europe

The results of unprecedented monetary easing measures in the past several years have been relatively disappointing so far. Furthermore, this policy also carries risks, such as excessive valuations in financial instruments and a deterioration in the functioning of markets.


Verschillende welvaartsindicatoren, andere welvaart? (Dutch)

Het BBP is een slechte maatstaf voor welvaartsontwikkeling en is daarvoor ook nooit bedoeld. De afgelopen jaren zijn er verschillende alternatieve welvaartsmaatstaven geconstrueerd. In deze special vergelijken we de verschillende alternatieven.