Tag Archives: Eastern Europe

Can Anti-Corruption Progress in Romania Become Contagious?

The battle against authoritarianism engulfs much of Eastern and Central Europe. Romania may emerge as a beacon of democratic hope.

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Thirty Years After the Wall Fell: Part 3 — The Balkans

How the market economy changed lives: East Europeans assess 30 years of freedom.

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Thirty Years After the Wall Fell: Part 2 — Central Europe

How the market economy changed lives: East Europeans assess 30 years of freedom.

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Thirty Years After the Wall Fell: Part 1 — The Baltics and Kaliningrad

How the market economy changed lives: East Europeans assess 30 years of freedom.

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Poland Is Europe’s Growth Champion. Can This Continue?

Key elements of the Polish success story resemble that of the German post-war economic story, especially relying on social and economic inclusiveness as a driver of economic success.

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Poland’s Economic Destiny: Middle-Income Trap?

Despite the Polish economy’s success post-1990, the challenge of escaping the middle-income trap is steep.

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The Real Reason Why Eastern Europe Wants No Refugees

Despite shrinking populations, Eastern European countries are worried that taking in refugees is socially disruptive while providing no benefit in closing the income gap with Western Europe.

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Why Moldova Won’t be Russia’s Next Target

How Russian pressure on Moldova has given the EU a chance to prove itself as an economic partner.

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The Globalist’s Top 10 Features on Democracy

2014: A good year for democracy?

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For Whom the Wall Fell? A Balance Sheet of the Transition to Capitalism

Only 1 out of 10 people living in “transition” countries have seen a successful transition to capitalism and more democracy.

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