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.

The Polish economy needs immigrant workers. Who should we invite?

The Polish economy needs immigrant workers. Who should we invite?

The Poles are leaders in emigration; someone has to replace them here

The Poles are leaders in emigration; someone has to replace them here

Counterfactual: A world without Swiss franc loans

Counterfactual: A world without Swiss franc loans

Banking union’s success depends on further integration

Banking union’s success depends on further integration

Pressed by War and Economic Collapse, Ukraine Again Tries to Reform

Pressed by War and Economic Collapse, Ukraine Again Tries to Reform

The Baltic States, A Model of Austerity or a One-Off?

The Baltic States, A Model of Austerity or a One-Off?

Belarus: Reliance on Russia Puts Off Reforms

Belarus: Reliance on Russia Puts Off Reforms

Polish Coal: Lagging Reforms Hobble Sector

Polish Coal: Lagging Reforms Hobble Sector

Conservative and Stable: Poland’s Buttoned-up Banks

Conservative and Stable: Poland’s Buttoned-up Banks

A Transition Looks at 25 – Taking Stock of Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe

A Transition Looks at 25 – Taking Stock of Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe