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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.

IMF: NBP’s response to the pandemic appropriate, Poland well positioned for a strong recovery

IMF: NBP’s response to the pandemic appropriate, Poland well positioned for a strong recovery

Maciej Danielewicz
What causes negative interest rates?

What causes negative interest rates?

Piotr Szpunar
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

Leon Podkaminer
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

Maciej Danielewicz
Benefits and risks of central bank digital currency

Benefits and risks of central bank digital currency

Piotr Szpunar, Piotr Żuk
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

Maciej Danielewicz
Historically pandemics had a positive impact on GDP per capita

Historically pandemics had a positive impact on GDP per capita

Maciej Stefański
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

Maciej Danielewicz
Historically high surplus in Poland's foreign trade

Historically high surplus in Poland’s foreign trade

Wojciech Mroczek
In 2020, we have sought security in cash

In 2020, we have sought security in cash

Marek Pielach