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The track record of the National Bank of Belgium’s macroeconomic projections

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. 

www.nbb.be/en/articles/track-record-national-ba...

Why has Belgian private consumption growth been so moderate in recent years?

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

www.nbb.be/en/articles/why-has-belgian-private-...

The rise of the sharing economy

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

www.nbb.be/en/articles/rise-sharing-economy

Can inflation expectations in business or consumer surveys improve inflation forecasts?

Working Paper N° 348

www.nbb.be/en/articles/can-inflation-expectatio...

Fiscal sustainability indicators and policy design in the face of ageing

Working Paper N° 102

www.nbb.be/en/articles/fiscal-sustainability-in...

Fiscal sustainability and policy implications for the euro area

Working Paper N° 155

www.nbb.be/en/articles/fiscal-sustainability-an...

Nowcasting real economic activity in the euro area : Assessing the impact of qualitative surveys

Working Paper N° 331

www.nbb.be/en/articles/nowcasting-real-economic...

The potential growth of the Belgian economy

The potential growth of the Belgian economy: a joint improvement in employment, investment and productivity is required

www.nbb.be/en/articles/potential-growth-belgian...

Using BREL to nowcast the Belgian business cycle: the role of survey data

www.nbb.be/en/articles/using-brel-nowcast-belgi...

The economic recovery plans

www.nbb.be/en/articles/economic-recovery-plans-1