Differentiated Impact of the Global Crisis


Vasily Astrov, Vladimir Gligorov, Peter Havlik, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, Anna Iara, Sebastian Leitner, Zdenek Lukas, Anton Mihailov, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Josef Pöschl, Sandor Richter, Robert Stehrer, Waltraut Urban and Hermine Vidovic

wiiw Current Analyses and Forecasts No. 3, February 2009
137 pages including 40 Tables and 16 Figures

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1Albania: the one-eyed kingMario Holzner Free Download
2Baltic States: an imbalanced growth model in tattersSebastian Leitner Free Download
3Bosnia and Herzegovina: landing in the fogJosef Pöschl Free Download
4Bulgaria: coping with multiple external shocksAnton Mihailov Free Download
5China: travelling down a bumpy roadWaltraut Urban Free Download
6Croatia: meeting financial obligations - a major challengeHermine Vidovic Free Download
7Hungary: the home-made and the imported crisisSandor Richter Free Download
8Kazakhstan: avoiding recession and prolonging recovery Olga Pindyuk Free Download
9Macedonia: relying on fiscal stimulusVladimir Gligorov Free Download
10Montenegro: banking problemsVladimir Gligorov Free Download
11Poland: a slowdown in the making Leon Podkaminer Free Download
12Romania: on the verge of recessionGabor Hunya Free Download
13Russia: economy hit by global turmoilPeter Havlik Free Download
14Serbia: risking instabilityVladimir Gligorov Free Download
15Slovakia: after three-year boom, settling down to moderate growthZdenek Lukas Free Download
16Slovenia: stimulus package to mitigate economic hardshipHermine Vidovic Free Download
17The Czech Republic: approaching standstill Leon Podkaminer Free Download
18Turkey: a robust, but recessive economy Josef Pöschl Free Download
19Ukraine: in the midst of economic meltdownVasily Astrov Free Download

The report analyses recent economic developments and short- and medium-term development prospects, covering the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Southeast Europe including Turkey, together with Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and China. Separate chapters present an overview of developments in the European Union's New Member States and in Southeast European countries, or deal with the global economic environment and the role of the energy sector.


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: Central and East European new EU member states, Southeast Europe, Balkans, former Soviet Union, China, Turkey, economic forecasts, GDP growth, labour productivity, exchange rates, inflation, EU integration

JEL classification: O52, O57, P24, P27, P33, P52

Countries covered: Albania, Asia, Baltic States, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Visegrad countries, China, CIS, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, European Union, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, New EU Member States, Poland, Romania, Russia, SEE, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Wider Europe

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI, Sectoral studies