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Financial Integration and the New EU Member Countries: Challenges and Dilemmas

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  • Antonín Rusek
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    Real convergence is the key economic challenge for the new EU Member Countries. The main growth area today is the 'new' entrepreneurial economy of creativity and innovation. But such an economy needs a financial structure capable of coping with the higher risk inherent in the 'new' economy. To provide such a financial structure, the financial markets must be broad, deep and liquid, i.e. financial markets must be large enough to provide this financial structure. Hence, the financial integration became an imperative for the new Member Countries. But this integration process possesses both economic and political challenges and dilemmas. Answers to those challenges and dilemmas will then determine the degree of real convergence - and hence the degree of economic success - for each new Member State.

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    Article provided by University of Economics, Prague in its journal Prague Economic Papers.

    Volume (Year): 2005 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 17-32

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    Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlpep:v:2005:y:2005:i:1:id:250:p:17-32

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    Keywords: real convergence; new EU Member Countries; financial sector; financial integration; 'new' economy;

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