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Bulgaria  16/09/10

Anti-Immigrant Prejudice in Central and Eastern Europe

Political Capital's analysis on attitudes toward migrants in Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia and Poland....
Romania  06/04/10

Euro Adoption – Prospects and Threats: ROMANIA

Joining the Eurozone is one of the few political issues in Romania upon which all major political parties agree....
 
Romania  06/04/10

The Romanian economy refuses to budge

The economic situation in Romania could well be worse than the government makes it out to be....
Bulgaria  19/02/10

Bulgarian Missile Defence Row

PM Borisov must decide whether to risk angering Russia by deciding to host part of the US’s planned missile defence system....
 
Romania  19/02/10

Light at the End of the Tunnel in Romania

Romania’s economy is on the path to recovery at long last, but the government still faces a rough road ahead....
Romania  19/02/10

IMF Review Positive for Romania

Romania can expect the long-awaited third and fourth installments of its stand-by loan from the IMF after the Fund gave Romania’s economy a favorable review last month....
 
Bulgaria  11/02/10

Back by Popular Demand

The extreme right is in demand - at least in Eastern Europe. That's the conclusion of Political Capital Institute’s Demand for Right-Wing Extremism Index (DEREX), published in Hungarian weekly HVG....
Hungary  10/02/10

A Two-Thirds Majority for Fidesz – Chances, Opportunities and Risks

The opposition Fidesz party is heading into the April election campaign with such a commanding opinion-poll lead that it may gain a two-thirds majority in Parliament....
 
Bulgaria  21/01/10

Public concern about euro introduction in the CEE and Baltic states

Hungarians and Romanians are by far the most enthusiastic about adopting the euro among their CEE and Baltic neighbors. Concern about Europe's common currency is highest in the Baltics, although oppos...
Romania  21/01/10

New Romanian government sworn in

Romania has new government headed by old Prime Minister Emil Boc. Parliament approved the new cabinet by a wide margin (276 to 135) just before Christmas....
 
Romania  21/01/10

Parliament Approves 2010 Budget in Romania

Lawmakers finally passed the 2010 budget on January 10 and have sent it to President Bãsescu....
Chart of the Week  19/12/09

Increasing contribution in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama announced December 1 that the US will send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. The president also asked the other countries participating in the mission to increase their troop ...
 
Romania  14/12/09

Presidential Vote Fails to Break the Romanian Political Deadlock

The contest between incumbent Traian Băsescu and his Social Democratic opponent, Mircea Geoană, was a nail-biter until the very end. However, it failed to result in a clear cut situation....
Romania  08/12/09

Presidential Vote Fails to Resolve Political Deadlock

Hopes that Romania's presidential election would break the political logjam were dashed as accusations of election fraud undermine the credibility of incumbent President Băsescu’s slim victory....
 
Bulgaria  02/12/09

Will Germany save the CEE region?

Germany’s latest economic figures are making CEE countries giddy with hope. Most nations in the CEE region have only small domestic markets, making exports the only possible motor of economic growth. ...
Romania  25/11/09

The Gloves Come Off After Basescu Wins Round One of the Fight for the Presidency

The first round of the Romanian presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, triggering a runoff vote between President Traian Băsescu and challenger Mircea Geoană on December 6....
 
Romania  18/11/09

Most Significant Risk Factors that Could Hinder Economic Recovery in Romania

Acute political instability, risk of insolvency and lack of political transparency with misuse of funds and electoral fraud are the crucial risk factors that could hinder economic recovery in Romania....
Romania  10/11/09

Does Traian Basescu still enjoy the voters’ support?

According to the latest national survey of Insomar polling institue, Romanian citizens primarily blame President Basescu for the current political insta...
 
Albania  13/10/09

Ease of doing business - comparative chart between GCC, CEE and SEE regions

The chart shows absolute ranking of the selected countries in the World Bank Doing Business 2010 Report. Most SEE countries have improved their position since the last report. Despite this, they are i...
Bulgaria  06/10/09

Different recovery paths in the CEE region

The IMF revised its global growth prognosis in the autumn edition of World Economic Outlook. Recovery in Europe could be slower than the world average because of economic rigidity. The CEE countries s...
 
 

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