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Economic Report

Bankieren met 100% reserves heeft meer na- dan voordelen (Dutch)

Het huidige stelsel van fractional reserve banking is gevoelig voor bank runs en het is procyclisch gebleken. Daarom zijn er voorstellen om over te gaan op full reserve banking –geld dat 100% gedekt wordt door reserves bij de centrale bank- en het geldscheppingsprivilege geheel bij de overheid neer te leggen.

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.