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Economic expertise on Central and East Europe, CIS and the Balkans.
Economic expertise on Central and East Europe, CIS and the Balkans.

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Disagreeing about Alexander the Great is embarrassing

A solution of the Macedonian name dispute seems to be within reach. An interview with Vladimir Gligorov conducted by Panayiotis Savvidis.

#Macedonia #Greece
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wiiw prepares first regional Investment Report for CEFTA

Given the right policy mix, CEFTA economies could significantly increase the amount of FDI they receive, with positive implications for income growth.

#CEFTA #economic #growth
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Economic Prospects for Croatia

*This publication is available in German language only.*

An Analysis of the Croatian Economy and Resulting Policy Recommendations at National and EU Level
Croatia has recovered only slowly from the financial crisis and suffers from unemployment and emigration. What should be done to provide a long-term perspective to the people?

#Croatia #Policy #EU #Unemployment #Emigration
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Monthly Report No. 2/2018

=> Opinion corner: Why does the computer bug #Spectre also reveal major economic bugs?

=> ‘Competition for talent’: high-skilled intra- and extra-EU‑28 #mobility

=> #Immigration and #Brexit

=> Massive youth #unemployment in the Western Balkans: Do remittances matter?

=> The editors recommend for further reading
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International Value-Added Linkages in Development Accounting

19 FEBRUARY 2018 3:00 pm
Alejandro Cuñat, University of Vienna and CESifo

FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics
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Monthly Report No. 1/2018 - Special Issue: 25 years break-up of Czechoslovakia

https://wiiw.ac.at/monthly-report-no-1-2018-special-issue-25-years-break-up-of-czechoslovakia-dlp-4386.pdf

=> Opinion corner: Is the separation of Czechoslovakia a success story?
=> Two states that are no more
=> Catching-up process: 25 years since the ‘Velvet Divorce’
=> Twenty-five years of structural change
=> The editors recommend for further reading

#Czechoslovakia #BreakUp
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EU Western Balkans Strategy: A welcome change of Approach

The Commission has acknowledged that economic integration alone will not drive political cooperation, and signals a more interventionist stance by Brussels in the region.

#Balkan #EU #Commission #EconomicIntegration #Brussels
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Western Balkan countries knocking on EU’s door

Stronger economic integration with the EU would be beneficial for the Western Balkan countries, but they face bigger structural challenges than previous joiners.

#Balkan #EU #Economic #GDP #StructuralChallenges
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wiiw is still Number 4 among the ‘International Economics’ Think Tanks Worldwide

The Global Go To Think Tank Index 2017 places wiiw at the very top of the world's international economics think tanks.

#ThinkTank #Economics
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The Prague coffee house loses to the countryside beer Saloon

The second round of the Czech presidential elections, held on 26-27 January, ended in the incumbent’s (narrow) victory.

#Prague #Czech
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