Policies and Prospects

Main messages:
  • Differentiated economic development in CESEE countries
  • Strength/weakness of export sector is crucial
  • External demand and deleveraging depress domestic demand
  • Labour market problems increase

  • Persistent solvency and liquidity problems
  • Growth remains below potential absent external and policy improvements


Countries covered: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Central, East and Southeast Europe, Croatia, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, SEE, Serbia, Slovenia

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy