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Country Report

Thailand: heading for extended military rule

Thailand is heading for extended military rule, as the National Assembly rejected the proposal for a new constitution paving the way to early elections. Economic growth remains relatively weak, forcing the government to revert to populist economic policies.

Country Report

New Zealand: continuing stress in dairy and housing sector

The economic growth outlook has worsened due to less favorable global outlook, which keeps key commodity prices low. The risk of a sharp correction of house prices in Auckland has induced the government to implement additional macro-prudential measures.


Epische economie (Dutch)

Het jaar is nog maar net begonnen of ik kan al één woord nauwelijks meer horen: episch. Economen zijn niet zo van de epiek. Toch zou iets meer heldenverhalen of verhalende economie de economische analyse geen kwaad doen.