Economy


  • 28-September-2017

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    Enhancing advanced skills to better meet labour market demand in the Slovak Republic

    Changing labour market demand and moving up the global value chain requires high-skilled workers.

  • 18-September-2017

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    Slovakia…it’s time to invest in the future

    The Slovak Republic continues to exhibit robust economic performance. International competitiveness is strong, fiscal and financial policies are prudent, poverty and income inequality are low, and the country’s environmental footprint has improved markedly. Employment is rising, prices have been stable, and the external account is near balance.

  • 6-September-2017

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    Where should Slovakia look for workers?

    Employment and hours worked are already at the highest since independence. The unemployment rate has fallen below historical norms. Nevertheless, more qualified people are needed.

  • 7-August-2017

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    Improving the efficiency and outcomes of the Slovak health-care system

    Despite improvements over the past few decades, Slovak health outcomes remains poor compared with most other OECD countries, even after controlling for differences in per capita income and other social, cultural and lifestyle factors.

  • 21-June-2017

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    Slovak Republic: Strong economy offers opportunity to invest in the future

    The Slovak Republic continues exhibiting robust economic performance, with strong growth backed by a sound financial sector, low public debt and high international competitiveness drawing on large inward investment.

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  • 21-June-2017

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    Launch of the 2017 Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic

    It is a great pleasure for me to be back in Bratislava to present the OECD’s 2017 Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic. Let me begin by thanking you Minister Drucker, as well as the Mr. Kažimír, Minister of Finance, and Mr. Plavčan, Minister of Education, and their respective teams for their excellent support and input to this Survey.

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  • 21-June-2017

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    Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic 2017

    Slovakia’s economy continues to perform extremely well both in terms of macroeconomic outcomes and public finances

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  • 30-April-2015

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    Spurring growth in lagging regions in the Slovak Republic

    Regional inequality in Slovakia is among the highest in the OECD and is increasing. The main reason for regional disparity is the combination of low economic growth and job creation in the eastern and central part of the country and insufficient labour mobility to the west, in particular by low-skilled workers.

  • 9-February-2015

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    Going for growth 2015 - Slovak Republic

    This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for the Slovak Republic identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.

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  • 5-November-2014

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    Slovak Republic: Making Growth Inclusive, delivered at the University of Economics

    In the past year, Slovakia has made considerable progress in recovering its economic dynamism. GDP is set to grow by 2.6% in 2014 and 2.8% in 2015, double the rate of 2013. We estimate that the rate of economic expansion will increase further in 2016 to reach 3.4%. Slovakia’s real GDP per capita is now further ahead of pre-crisis levels – than in any other Eurozone country.

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