Working Papers


  • 9-March-2009

    English

    Achieving fiscal flexibility and safeguarding sustainability - The case of Slovakia

    Euro Area entry calls for more fiscal flexibility to absorb cyclical shocks that cannot be dealt with by the common monetary policy. At the same time fiscal consolidation must not be put at risk, especially given rising ageing related costs.

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  • 9-March-2009

    English

    Raising the flexibility of the Slovak economy during the catch-up phase

    As in other catch-up countries inflation is likely to stay high going forward due to nominal convergence in Slovakia.

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  • 16-June-2004

    English

    Enhancing Income Convergence in Central Europe after EU Accession (Economics Department Working Paper 392)

    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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  • 26-November-2003

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    Float in Order to Fix? Lessons from Emerging Markets for EU Accession Countries (DEV Centre Working Paper 218)

    This working paper sets out lessons from emerging markets for EU assession countries.

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