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Conjunctuurbeeld Nederland

De Nederlandse economie heeft het afgelopen jaar afgesloten met een groei van 1,7% op jaarbasis. Het groeitempo zal de komende kwartalen naar verwachting iets teruglopen, waardoor de BBP-groei dit jaar op 1,5% zal uitkomen.

Themabericht

The history of financial crises (Engelstalig)

The world is littered with financial crises, yet we seem surprised every time they occur. Against this backdrop, we take a closer look at the financial crises since 1800 to see whether we can draw some lessons for the future.

Themabericht

What if AAAmerica gets downgraded? (Engelstalig)

Long-standing concerns about the sustainability of US fiscal imbalances have finally led to the first ‘negative outlook’ for the AAA-rating of US sovereign debt by S&P.

Themabericht

The Rabo Sovereign Vulnerability Index (Engelstalig)

After the dismal failures of the financial markets to correctly price sovereign risk before the crisis, one must be aware that they can still over-or underprice sovereign risk in some countries.

Landenrapport

Cameroon (Country Report) (Engelstalig)

Cameroon performs well on almost all macroeconomic indicators: inflation is low, the fiscal and current accounts are almost in balance and debt levels are sustainable. Nonetheless, GDP growth is low at 2.8% (2010).

Landenrapport

Serbia (Country Report) (Engelstalig)

Serbia’s economy is still weak as it posts twin deficits. The balance of payments position is weak as the continuously large current account deficits require debt financing. Even so, Serbia’s external position has improved since the nadir during the global financial crisis in 2008.