Monthly Report No. 4/2008


Edward Christie, Mario Holzner, Michael Landesmann, Gábor Pellényi and Robert Stehrer

wiiw Monthly Report No. 4, April 2008
26 pages including 8 Tables and 15 Figures

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  • Skills and the competitiveness of EU manufacturing industries (by M. Landesmann and R. Stehrer, pp. 1-11)
    Keywords: skills, competitiveness, manufacturing, EU
    Countries covered: European Union
    Topics: Industry; International Trade and Competitiveness
  • Selected economic impacts of higher oil prices (by Edward Christie, Mario Holzner and Gábor Pellényi, pp. 12-19)
    Keywords: oil prices, inflation
    Countries covered: OECD
    Topics: Macroeconomic Analysis, Forecasts and Policy; Energy
  • Selected monthly data on the economic situation in ten transition countries, 2005-2008 (pp. 20-23)
    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. 32)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: skills, competitiveness, manufacturing, EU, oil prices, inflation

Countries covered: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, European Union, Hungary, OECD, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, SEE, Visegrad countries

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