The countries of Central and Southeast Europe have stopped narrowing the gap even with sluggish Western Europe as a result of slower productivity growth and lower capital accumulation in the Western Europe.
Carnegie’s ‘Reforming Ukraine’ project published an interesting set of proposals for reforming Ukraine’s ailing economy. We present a brief overview of the main points below.
Ukrainian commentators are fairly sceptical in their assessment of the chances of two former deputy PM – Polish Leszek Balcerowicz and Slovac Ivan Miklos – who are to assist in reforming the Ukrainian economy. Considering...
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić’s plans to kick-start economic growth after the country’s fourth recession since 2009
After a few years of slow but stable growth Belarus is in recession.
The Kosovo economy is showing signs of improvement, the IMF noted in its first review of the Stand-by Arrangement with the country.
A crowd gathered at the centre of Pristina and erupted in cheers as the Kosovan-British short film 'Shok' was nominated for an Oscar.
CE Financial Observer talks to Marek Belka, Governor of the Polish central bank NBP, about the future of the Polish economy, the role of the central bank and the situation in Central Europe.
The Ukrainian authorities are trying to create an image of a country of reforms and strong anti-corruption attitude. The well-known economist Arthur Laffer is going to help the government, because without reforms Ukraine cannot...
In Poland political parties are bidding which one of them can promise the most on the eve of the elections. Meanwhile, in the Belarusian presidential campaign Alexander Lukashenka is distancing himself from populism.