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Education Migration Destination Attractiveness Index 2017, Kamil Matuszczyk

Pursuit of higher education is becoming an element of the lives of more and more young people around the world. The increasing opportunities with regard to unrestricted communication and fast and inexpensive movement mean that young people are more and more likely to decide to attend studies in far-... Read More »

Migration Attractiveness Index 2017, Kamil Matuszczyk

Mobility of the population is one of the most important social trends in the world. The prospect of a better job, better living conditions and personal development are the principal motives that cause people to emigrate. Economic migration is on the one hand an opportunity, but on the other a challe... Read More »

The CEED Institute Bulletin 15: The CEE region: macroeconomic analysis and 2016 forecast, Łukasz Białek

In the Central and Eastern European countries (CEE), the economic recovery, which started in the second half of 2013, still goes on. In the 1st quarter of 2015, the GDP growth reached the level of 3.3% (yoy) and has been the fastest since 2008. An important factor determining the better situ... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: The economic situation in the region of Central and Eastern European countries, Łukasz Białek

In 2014 a revival in the economies of most countries of Central and Estern Europe took place. The level ofactual GDP has increased in eight economies out of the eleven analysed countries. The highest level of the actual GDP increase in 2014 took place in economies of such countries as: Hunga... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Startup Ecosystem in the CEE, Sara Koślińska

For the last couple of years, a movement that began in Silicon Valley and Boston has also been quickly becoming more and more important in Europe. Even though countries like Poland, Czech Republic, Estonia and Hungary have grown quickly, they’re still far behind cities such as London o... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: The economic situation in the countries located in the region of Central and Eastern Europe, Łukasz Białek

The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development has raised the growth prognosis for the region of Central and Eastern Europe to 2,5 % from 2,2 % which was forecast in May. The prognosis for the region for 2015 is 2,8% ‘A more significant growth in Poland and Hungary enh... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Emerging multinationals from the CEE region: the case of Polish outward investors, Piotr Trąpczyński

Poland has recently emerged as an important outward foreign investor among Central Eastern European countries. Polish firms are increasingly relying on their own foreign operations or acquiring foreign businesses as a means of fostering their international growth and improving their competit... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Competitiveness of Central and Eastern European countries, Ewa Mińska-Struzik

In the economic literature one may find about 400 different definitions of competitiveness and a countless number of related notions. There are several causes of such an abundance. Firstly, competitiveness is being considered on all levels of the economy – micro (enterprise level), mes... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Equity markets in the CEE region against the largest global stock exchanges, Łukasz Bryl

The functioning of stock exchanges in the CEE countries is taking place from a relatively short period of time. While in the Western, developed countries some stock markets have already been established in the seventeenth century, in the CEE countries this process was possible only after the... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe:The internationalization of corporations from the CEE region - quantitative analysis, Łukasz Bryl

For many large enterprises markets of the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries become insufficient and therefore companies have to decide to make an expansion into the foreign countries. The fundamental questions are, what importance have revenues derived from sales in foreign markets,... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Accession of Baltic countries to the euro area, Łukasz Białek

Despite a decrease in the economic growth of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries, the second half of the last year presented prospects for the reversal of the region's downward trend in 2014, mainly through the improvement of consumption following a decrease of interest rates. Mor... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Germany-Central and Eastern Europe: The Old Continent's New Economic Core?

One of the most important phenomenon on the European continent after the end of the Cold War has been the re-inclusion of the Central and Eastern Europe into the German industrial bloodstream. It has not only resulted in an economic integration, but also in close political relations between ... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Turkey the most European among the emerging markets, Adam Balcer

Turkey is often evoked as a classic example of the midsize emerging market, a phenomenon which most probably will leave an important imprint on the character of global economy in the 21st century. Indeed, Turkey as other emerging markets possesses strong points but also faces serious challen... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TTIP)

With the reelection of Barack Obama as the US president we witnessed the immediate rise of possible major breakthrough in transatlantic relations. Although the US-EU trade and investment agreement was mentioned from almost a decade, it has never materialized into something more serious than ... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Analysis of the economic situation of the countries of CEE, Łukasz Białek

After 2012, the weakening of economic growth in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) still continues in 2013, however, the second half of the year gives perspective to reverse the downward trend, i.e. due to the improvement in consumption after the reduction in interest rates. M... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Orbán’s Hungary – an attempt at a change, Igor Janke

Hungary has recently triggered very strong controversy across Europe. Viktor Orbán’s government is implementing very deep reforms whilst trying to transform the economy, the social sphere and the political paradigm. The scale of the changes is astonishing, especially when compar... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe: Middle income trap or growing pains? Paweł Świeboda

Data shows that economies in the middle-income category achieved higher growth in the years 1950-2010 than those with other income levels. All countries, even the most successful ones, suffer growth slowdowns. There is nothing peculiar to the middle income range in explaining the reasons why... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe – Puls of the region: Demographic Situation in EU8+2 countries Dr. Katarzyna Gmaj

The region of Central and Eastern Europe faces similar demographic challenges as the Western Europe. Both regions are characterized by low fertility rates that are not sufficient to reach the replacement fertility rate. Thus, both regions experience population ageing. The latter phenomenon i... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe – Puls of the region: Real convergence of the Central and Eastern European regions and the European Union? Dr. Barbara Sawicz

The unbalanced development of regions is one of the most mysterious phenomena in the economic history of the world. Innumerable economists have been observing the mutual dependency of space differentiation and economic development for years. In particular, numerous studies have been conducte... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe – Puls of the region: Similar or completely different? Policy of increasing security of gas supply in the CEE countries, Agata Łoskot-Strachota

The countries of Central and Eastern Europe have a range of similar determinants of their energy/gas policy that differentiates them from the other countries of the European Union. None of the countries of the region is a major gas producer and the majority (besides Romania and Poland) does ... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe – Puls of the region: Overview Foreign Direct Investment in Central and Eastern Europe, Łukasz Białek

Central and Eastern Europe has attracted investors for over 20 years already. Since the post-communist transition, the region has been known for its favourable labour cost ratio and rapidly growing markets. The EU-accession process completed in 2004 translated into a great share of euro area... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe – Puls of the region: The Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic: two strategies for the crisis time in Europe, Jakub Groszkowski

It has been twenty years since the conditions of the dissolution of Czechoslovakia were agreed. Despite different models of economic transformation chosen by the Czech Republic and Slovakia, both countries still share many similarities; both have fairly strong, open economies, both are depen... Read More »

Bulletin of Central and Eastern Europe – Puls of the region, Relationship of a Special Significance? Chinese Direction in the Hungary’s Foreign Policy under Viktor Orbán (2010 – 2012), Dariusz Kałan

In the foreign policy of Victor Orban’s center-right government Asia has been playing a strategic role. Reasons of such an interest in that region were presented on a meeting with members of the Committee on Foreign Relations, which took place on 23rd November 2010. Deputy Minist... Read More »

Challenges for communication management and public relations in international mergers and acquisitions, Ryszard Ławniczak

The editor of the volume is a professor at the Poznan University of Economics, one of two universities in the world (besides the University of Pretoria in South Africa) to have attached its Department of Economic Journalism and Public Relations to the Faculty of Economics, with a definin... Read More »