Sophie Tahiri

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services

Sophie Tahiri is an EMEA Economist at Standard & Poor’s, based in Paris.

She joined the Paris office in January 2012. Prior to that she worked at BNP Paribas Asset Management as an Economist in the Investment Strategy team.

She holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Paris Dauphine and a Masters in Management from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Europe)

She speaks French, English, German and Arabic.

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Economic Research: Low Interest Rates Are Underpinning Europe’s House Price Recovery

Very low interest rates are strongly supporting a recovery or stabilization of house prices in European markets, even in countries where credit conditions are still tight and household debt is high. In the U.K., in particular, an ultra-accommodative monetary policy has underpinned a sturdy revival following the 2008-2009 correction, with house prices likely to rise […]

Belgium’s Housing Market Is Slowing, But A Slump Is Unlikely

Like many other developed countries, Belgium experienced a house price boom in the two decades leading up to the onset of the financial crisis in 2008. Unlike many of those countries, though, the ensuing price correction was little more than a blip. Home prices fell by just 1.2% in the first two quarters of 2009, […]

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