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Special

Trump's executive orders

While executive orders allow the President to act unilaterally, the US political system has several checks and balances in place that give the Congress and the courts the power to derail or overturn his decisions. Trade conflicts are the main downside risk of Trump’s executive orders.

Economic Comment

Trumps eerste weken – een nieuwe orde(r)? (Dutch)

Trump is zijn termijn gestart met een reeks presidentiële orders die veel stof doet opwaaien. De inzet van presidentiële orders is van alle tijden. De economische impact van Trumps orders verschilt per order en is deels afhankelijk van de steun van het Congres.

Special Dutch version

Trump’s impact on the economy

As of January 20, Donald J. Trump is President of the United States. In this Special we sketch the changes in economic policy that we should expect in the coming years, in particular in the areas of fiscal stimulus, trade policy, and energy policy. We also look at effects on US public debt sustainability, and market implications.