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Risk of de-globalization

This article is part of a series of Special Reports that discuss the downside risks to the global economic outlook. In this piece, we take a closer look at the risk of de-globalisation.

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Zuid-Europa en Ierland in actie (Dutch)

Landen die financiële steun nodig hebben moeten hun overheidsfinanciën en economie flink aanpakken. In dit Themabericht laten wij op hoofdlijnen zien dat er inmiddels in Zuid-Europa en Ierland veel is gedaan en veranderd.

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Euro crisis: institutional tug-of-war

The Economic and Monetary Union still lacks a credible crisis mechanism. The current ECB approach provides only a temporary solution. A permanent solution most likely requires muddling through for some time yet.

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Coping with life after debt (part 1)

In the first part of this series, we will show that debt, which has risen sharply in most advanced countries, is not necessarily a bad thing if it is at sustainable levels.

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Coping with life after debt (part 2)

In part 2, we look at the post-crisis balance sheet adjustment process and conclude that (i) it will take many years to complete and (ii) the transitional phase will be economically painful.

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Germany and further EU integration

Elections in Germany in 2013 might result in a stable and EU-friendly grand coalition. However, recent appeals against the ESM ratification suggest that politicians will be constrained by legal boundaries regarding further EU integration.

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Sarkozy of Hollande: realiteit of roze wolk? (Dutch)

Zowel politiek als economisch vervult Frankrijk een sleutelrol in Europa. Bij de naderende presidentsverkiezingen spelen diverse uitdagingen in eigen land een grote rol, maar ook Europese samenwerking is een belangrijk thema.