Articles in English

Obserwator Finansowy features views and analysis of economy in Poland and other countries, written by some of the best journalists, economists and analysts. Our mission is to share knowledge of economics and financial markets in the world.

Obserwator Finansowy is a project under aegis of the Poland’s central bank, Narodowy Bank Polski. We have published thousands of articles about the Polish and global economy. Our journalists have conducted hundreds of interviews with Nobel laureates, distinguished economists, business leaders and politicians with views across the political spectrum.

In this section you can find selected articles in English.

What causes negative interest rates?

What causes negative interest rates?

Is public debt a source of inflation? The data does not confirm it

Is public debt a source of inflation? The data does not confirm it

World Bank: The recovery in Central Europe in 2021 will be underpinned by, among others, interest rate policy in Poland

World Bank: The recovery in Central Europe in 2021 will be underpinned by, among others, interest rate policy in Poland

Benefits and risks of central bank digital currency

Benefits and risks of central bank digital currency

The banking industry is opening up slowly

The banking industry is opening up slowly

World Bank: NBP’s response - swift, large and effective in limiting the economic scarring effects of the pandemic

World Bank: NBP’s response – swift, large and effective in limiting the economic scarring effects of the pandemic

Historically pandemics had a positive impact on GDP per capita

Historically pandemics had a positive impact on GDP per capita

Ukraine: living on borrowed money

Ukraine: living on borrowed money

The market is ruled by narratives

The market is ruled by narratives

Interview with the President of NBP summing up the year 2020 for Obserwator Finansowy

Interview with the President of NBP summing up the year 2020 for Obserwator Finansowy