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Austria's Economy Set to Grow Robustly Over the Medium Term. Medium-term Forecast for the Years 2007 to 2011


  • Josef Baumgartner


  • Serguei Kaniovski


  • Ewald Walterskirchen



Real GDP in Austria will grow on average by 2.5 percent per year until 2011, which is a much faster pace than in the past six years when expansion was retarded by the sluggish European economy and slow domestic demand. Acceleration of medium-term growth will be somewhat faster in Austria than on the average of the euro area.

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  • Josef Baumgartner & Serguei Kaniovski & Ewald Walterskirchen, 2007. "Austria's Economy Set to Grow Robustly Over the Medium Term. Medium-term Forecast for the Years 2007 to 2011," Austrian Economic Quarterly, WIFO, vol. 12(1), pages 51-61, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfo:wquart:y:2007:i:1:p:51-61

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