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Comparing G20’s cash cannon in 2020

Advanced G20 countries have really fired up the cash cannon compared to emerging G20 economies during Covid-19. But without this sizeable government spending by both the advanced and the emerging G20 countries, G20’s total contraction could have been four times more severe.

Economic Report

De nadelen van digitaal centralebankgeld (Dutch)

Dit themabericht bespreekt de mogelijke nadelen van CBDC. Die bestaan onder meer uit een slechtere bancaire intermediatie en een verslechterende financiële stabiliteit. Maar alles hangt af van de wijze waarop CBDC wordt vormgegeven.

Economic Update

France: Lockdowns determine economic recovery

Different from other European nations, France has not reinstated a lockdown in the first quarter. Consequently, we do not expect the French economy to contract in the first quarter. For 2021 we expect the French economy to grow by 5.8 percent.

Economic Report Dutch version

The Basics of Advanced Recycling

There is pressure to address the problem of plastic packaging waste. Advanced recycling is mentioned as a promising solution and can complement existing recycling methods, accelerating the transition to a circular economy.