RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek


The Netherlands: deservedly core (Engelstalig)

In this study we argue that although the budgetary outlook and the current political and economic situation in the Netherlands raise some eyebrows abroad, the fundamentals still point out that the Netherlands belongs to the core of the euro area.

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.


Economic Update The Netherlands (Engelstalig)

In the fourth quarter of 2011, the Dutch economy contracted by 0.7% in real terms compared to the previous quarter. As this was the second successive quarterly contraction, statistically, the Dutch economy is in recession.