Despite the recent enlargement of the EU, Central Europe faces sluggish growth prospects, unless labour-market policies are made more job-friendly, as discussed in this working paper.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 75, ch. VII. After nearly fifteen years of transition, the countries of Central Europe have entered the European Union on 1 May 2004. This chapter examines the consequences of this event for the four acceding countries that are members of the OECD (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovak Republic).
This working paper is part of the OECD's 2004 Economic Survey for Hungary and is one of a series of reviews on competition issues across OECD member countries.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 73, Chapter 6. This chapter reviews recent trends and patterns in FDI and the related activity of foreign affiliates.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 73, Chapter 8. This chapter aims at identifying policy influences on bilateral and overall FDI patterns in the OECD area.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 73, Chapter 7. This chapter reviews restrictions on FDI inflows in OECD countries.
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OECD Chief Econmist Jean-Philippe Cotis discusses labour shortage and social contract at the European Commission & CSIS on The economic and budgetary implications of global ageing, Bruxelles, 4-5 March 2003. The presentation is in French.
The OECD firm-level project involves 10 OECD countries, drawing upon a common analytical framework to harmonise as much as possible key concepts such as entry, exit, measurement units, etc.
This working paper examines economic challenges posed by the combination of an ageing and declining population in Hungary and develops policy-oriented recommendations for addressing them.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 71, Chapter 5. This chapter reviews the general evidence on the evolution of the business cycle and synchronisation among OECD economies and selected factors affecting international transmission in the recent past.