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Saving in Eastern Europe

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  • Wolf, H.C.

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Two scenarios dominate the discussion about the future of eastern Europe. In the first, the combination of good fundamentals and proximity to the EU generates ASEAN-stype tigers rapidly catching up to western Europe. In the second , the combination of ininherited burdens and populist policies generates Latin-style inward looking economies turning eastern Europe into the perennial poor cousin.

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  • Wolf, H.C., 1996. "Saving in Eastern Europe," Working Papers 96-03, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ste:nystbu:96-03
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    Keywords

    SAVINGS; FINANCIAL POLICY;

    JEL classification:

    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth

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