News 2018

Euro Growth Indicator March 2018

Euro Growth Indicator shows continued growth for the first half of 2018

The March Euro Growth Indicator suggests that in the first quartereuro area GDP will continue to grow at a quarter-on-quarter rate of 0.6 per cent. This implies a year-on-year growth rate of 2.7 per cent,  close to the Eurostat flash estimate for growth in the last quarter of 2017. According to the first estimate for the second quarter euro area growth would be somewhat slower at 0.4 per cent and  2.4 per cent, respectively.

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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.

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