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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Hungary.
The fiscal deficit has been gradually brought down even in the midst of a deep recession, pro-cyclical fiscal tightening continued. Fiscal sustainability is aimed to be restored by the recent reforms.
Education outcomes need to improve to enhance long-term growth. This could be achieved by encouraging children from disadvantaged backgrounds to spend more time in pre-school...
The crisis exposed weaknesses in the Hungarian financial system that pose risks to financial stability. A major lesson learnt from the crisis is that the approach to household lending should change: a stronger protection of borrowers should be combined with a tighter regulation of lenders.
This working paper looks at how to shift the policy focus towards reconciling work and family life. Reasons for under-provision in childcare by local governments are discussed and recommendations for further central-government intervention to improve supply are made.
This working paper looks at the challenges facing Hungary's counties and municipalities in modernising local infrastructures as well as dealing with cutbacks to administrative overheads and tough decisions in public services.
The main economic challenge is ensuring implementation of the ambitious fiscal consolidation programme through budgetary discipline and structural reform in central and local government. Challenges also remain in raising the low employment rate.
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A politika jelenleg a költségvetési konszolidáció körül forog Magyarországon. A Kormány 4 évre szóló ambiciózus konszolidációs programba kezdett azt követően, hogy a 2006-os választási évben ismételten csúcsra jutott az államháztartás hiánya (a GDP 9,2 %-a). Az azonnali bevételnövelő és kiadáscsökkentő intézkedések időlegesen visszafogják a növekedést. Mindazonáltal, ha minden a tervek szerint alakul, a kormányprogram - hosszabb távon
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Hungary.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Hungary.
In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.