On to the next election in France

As expected, Emmanuel Macron easily won the second round of the French presidential elections yesterday. Aside from the relief that France didn’t go for the extreme right option, this still doesn’t mean a whole lot. Yes, the Macron win came by a wide margin, but on the other hand turnout was quite low and Marine Le Pen basically doubled the result of her father 15 years ago. In any case…

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Inflation in Belgium: our analysis

The high inflation figure for Belgium, published this week, didn’t come unexpected to Econopolis. We have been predicting a rise in inflation throughout Europe around this time for a while now and also that Belgium would be on top of the inflation list. On the most important reasons behind the inflation hike and why Belgium is the inflation champion in the eurozone, we gave an interview (in Dutch) on national television. We…

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