Monthly Report No. 12/2013


Mario Holzner, Leon Podkaminer, Roman Stöllinger and Jan Toporowski

wiiw Monthly Report No. 12, December 2013
31 pages including 15 Tables and 1 Figure

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  • The elasticity of the new EU Member States’ imports: implications for external rebalancing in Europe (by Leon Podkaminer)
  • State aid and export competitiveness in the EU – first results (by Roman Stöllinger and Mario Holzner)
  • European financial policy, as if banking mattered (Further notes on the crisis in the euro area) (by Jan Toporowski)
  • Statistical Annex: Selected monthly data on the economic situation in Central, East and Southeast Europe


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: import elasticity, rebalancing, protectionism, competitiveness, trade, financial crisis, fiscal policy, banking

Countries covered: European Union, New EU Member States, Euro Area

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