OECD Economic Survey of Poland launches Monday 10 March 2014


5/3/2014 - The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Poland, to be published on Monday 10 March 2014, assesses the country’s impressive economic performance over the past decade, as well as the challenges posed by the abrupt slowdown that began in 2012. The Survey focuses on reforms that can make the labour market work better, strengthen competition in product markets, help overcome strong demographic headwinds and boost both short and longer-term economic prospects.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey during a news conference with Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Janusz Piechociński, at 9:45 a.m. (8:45 a.m. CET) at the Ministry of Economy (Pl. Trzech Krzyzy, 00-507, Warsaw).


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 9:45 a.m. (8:45 a.m. CET) for immediate release.


An Overview with the main conclusions will be freely accessible in pdf format on the OECD’s web site at You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.


For further information on the news conference, contact Iwona Hlebko-Zwierz in the Press Office of Poland's Ministry of Finance (+48 22 693 5351).


For further information on the Survey, or to request advance copies, contact Lawrence Speer in the OECD Media Office   (+33 1 4524 9700).


Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the OECD Economic Survey of Poland 2014, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.


The Survey will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the Survey under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests to receive the Survey by e-mail under embargo or to obtain a password to access the website should be sent by e-mail to




The OECD will present key findings from the Economic Survey of Poland on Tuesday 11 March, from 3:00 p.m., during a seminar organised by the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE), and hosted by The Polish Economic Society (ul. Nowy Świat 49, Warsaw).


Economic Survey of Poland 2014: Labour market challenges and product market competition will feature:


  • Peter Jarrett, head of division in the country studies branch of the OECD Economics Department;
  • Antoine Goujard, OECD senior economist responsible for Poland;
  • Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski,member of the Polish Economic Society (PTE) and Professor at the University of Lodz;
  • Anna Ruzik-Sierdzińska, Social Security Programme Director at CASE and assistant professor at Warsaw School of Economics;
  • Ryszard Petru, President of the Association of Polish Economists (TEP).


To register, contact CASE Communications Manager Katarzyna Sidło via e-mail:



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