EUROFRAME Report Winter 2017/2018

The 2018 EUROFRAME Economic Assessment of the Euro Area report has been released.

This Euroframe Report presents an assessment of the economic outlook for 2018 and 2019 focused on the euro area based on a synopsis of the forecasts of Euroframe institutes. Economic activity in the euro area has gained momentum and the upturn is expected to continue with GDP rising by 2.3 per cent and 1.8 per cent in 2017 and 2018, respectively. The report also contains brief country notes summarizing the individual institute’s own country forecasts. In the Focus section, against the backdrop of the progressing recovery, the cyclical position of individual countries and the major remaining macroeconomic imbalances are discussed, based on work done in the Euroframe institutes.

The report can be downloaded here (PDF).

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EUROFRAME Conference 2018: Call for Papers extended deadline

The 15th EUROFRAME Conference on Economic Policy Issues in the European Union will be held on 8 June 2018 in Milan (Italy). The conference will deal with "Economic Policies and Political Economy after the Crisis in the EU". The submissions deadline has been extended to 5 march 2018.

The call for papers has been released and can be downloaded here (PDF).

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Euro Growth Indicator February 2018

Euro area GDP expected to grow by 0.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2018

According to the Euro Growth Indicator calculated by the EUROFRAME group of economic research institutes, in the first quarter of 2018 euro area GDP will continue to grow at 0,6 per cent, close to the pace registered by EUROSTAT in the preliminary flash estimate for the last quarter of 2017.

More information on this topic on our Euro Growth Indicator section.

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Euro Growth Indicator January 2018

Euro area economy enters 2018 with robust growth

According to the January Euro Growth Indicator, GDP in the euro area is forecast to grow by 0.9 per cent in fourth quarter of 2017, the highest rate of growth in seven years. The estimate for the first quarter 2018 has been revised upwards by 0.1 percentage point to 0.6 percent, suggesting that economic growth is moderating only modestly in the beginning of the new year.

More information on this topic on our Euro Growth Indicator section.

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