RaboResearch - Economic Research

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Breaking up the eurozone

This paper deals with the question whether or not it is a good idea to break up the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU or eurozone).

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Griekenland aan de Noordzee (Dutch)

Nederland wordt gezien als een safe haven, getuige de vlucht van Zuid-Europese naar Noord-Europese staatsobligaties. Maar blijft dit zo? Onze conclusie is dat de kans op Griekenland aan de Noordzee voor wat Nederland betreft wel heel erg ver weg is.

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Demystifying the paths towards debt sustainability

In this study the policy options: defaulting on debt obligations, withdrawing support measure for the banking sector, increasing inflation, boosting GDP growth and introducing austerity measures that governments have at their disposal are discussed.

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Make the euro stronger

The euro is under pressure. Following a strong surge, the European currency has lost terrain against the dollar again. It is therefore time to strengthen the European currency institutionally.