RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek


Brexit Outlook: Take control! (Engelstalig)

Prime Minister Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament. While it was an explosive move, confrontation between Johnson and Parliament has always been inevitable. The EU has been betting on the UK parliament to intervene, but the window has narrowed. The risk of a no-deal Brexit is obviously rising, but secondary to the risk of a general election.


Ouderen, is die zuinigheid echt nodig?

Nederlanders maken hun spaargeld niet op tijdens hun pensioen. Groter pessimisme onder 65-plussers zorgt er misschien voor dat ze te grote appels voor de dorst willen houden. Jammer, want er zijn veel nuttige uitgaven te bedenken.


Hong Kong’s airport’s closure and its meaning (Engelstalig)

The recent HKIA occupation has already hit Hong Kong’s economy and its global reputation; any repeat would be exponentially more damaging. Yet if such action were to trigger a crackdown from China the potential risks would be far larger than just to Hong Kong’s GDP or its reputation.