Monthly Report No. 6/2014


Vladimir Gligorov, Mario Holzner, Joanna Poznanska and Kazimierz Poznanski

wiiw Monthly Report No. 6, June 2014
29 pages including 13 Tables and 9 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: Corporatism and changes in the adjusted wage share in GDP and in the unemployment rate (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: Two views on Piketty (by Vladimir Gligorov and Mario Holzner; pp. 2 3)
  • Corporatism and the wage share in Western economies and in CESEE (by Mario Holzner; pp. 4-8 )
  • Evaluating the convergence of the ‘emerging economies’: the case of Central, East and Southeast Europe (by Joanna Poznanska and Kazimierz Poznanski; pp. 9-11)
  • Wages and Employment in the Western Balkans (by Vladimir Gligorov; pp. 12-14)
  • Recommended reading (p. 15)
  • Statistical Annex: Selected monthly data on the economic situation in Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 16-28)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: corporatism, wage share in the GDP, Piketty, gross and net wages, employment, unemployment, the Western Balkans, convergence, economic growth, real wages

Countries covered: Asia, CEE, CIS, European Union, New EU Member States, OECD, SEE, Wider Europe

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, Labour, Migration and Income Distribution