Monthly Report No. 8-9/2007


John Kenneth Galbraith, Leon Podkaminer, Andrzej Slawinski and Julia Wörz

wiiw Monthly Report No. 8-9, September 2007

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  • The new EU members' competitiveness in trade in services (by J. Wörz, pp. 1-6)
    Countries covered: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia
    Topics: International Trade and Competitiveness; Services
  • A brief history of Poland's nominal convergence (by L. Podkaminer and A. Slawinski, pp. 7-10)
    Countries covered: Poland
    Topics: Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • A More General Theory of Unemployment and Inequality (by J. K. Galbraith, pp. 11-14)
    Countries covered: non-specific
    Topics: Labour and Migration
  • Selected monthly data on the economic situation in ten transition countries, 2005-2007 (pp. 15-25) Countries covered: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Russia, Ukraine
  • Guide to wiiw statistical services on Central, East and Southeast Europe, Russia and Ukraine (p. 26)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Countries covered: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Baltic States, SEE, Visegrad countries

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, Labour, Migration and Income Distribution, International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI