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Economic Update

France’s 2019 budget to reduce size of government

French President Macron struggles with low approval ratings and decreasing economic confidence, despite a strong parliamentary mandate for reform and upward economic potential. The 2019 budget proposal reduces the size of government, modest improvements in public finances and stimulus for private demand.

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.