RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

Economisch Kwartaalbericht

Government Finances: Reforms or cuts? (Engelstalig)

The current Dutch government has booked the Prime Minister’s official residence called ‘the Catshuis’ for three weeks to agree on billions in new spending cuts. The Dutch government says restructuring government finances is the answer to the crisis.

Economisch Kwartaalbericht

Netherlands: Always look on the bright side (Engelstalig)

The Dutch economy is back in recession. After a quarter-on-quarter contraction in the third quarter of 2011, the size of the Dutch economy shrank by 0.7% in the last quarter of 2011. It is expected to pick up again in the course of 2012.

Economisch Kwartaalbericht

Global Economic Outlook: Cautious optimism? (Engelstalig)

The global economy is performing better than most feared. But there are still many headwinds that can choke the recovery. The good news is that the downside risks may be mitigated by adequate fiscal and monetary policy measures.