An assessment of macroeconomic projection exercises for the Belgian economy puts the NBB’s performance close to that of other institutions, although slightly better for forecasts with a shorter horizon.
Belgian household consumption increased only moderately in recent years, mainly due to a smaller decline in purchases of durable consumer goods during the crisis years and to the fact that wage moderation weighed on labour incomes afterwards
The sharing economy not only offers considerable economic opportunities, but also throws up major challenges in the areas of regulation, taxation and covering it suitably in official statistics
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The potential growth of the Belgian economy: a joint improvement in employment, investment and productivity is required