Category "Future Lab: Social and Fiscal Policy"

GDP Convergence Stars Poland, Slovakia and Estonia worse off than Crisis Black Sheep Greece  0

GDP Convergence Stars Poland, Slovakia and Estonia worse off than Crisis Black Sheep Greece

Three countries have been heralded as economic success stories in recent years amongst Eastern EU member [...]

Women entrepreneurship in Estonia  0

Women entrepreneurship in Estonia

The role of women for the Estonian economy is still underestimated. Gender stereotypes lead to [...]

Stalemate in Polish social dialogue hinders recovery from the crisis  0

Stalemate in Polish social dialogue hinders recovery from the crisis

Poland appears to be a model pupil for CEE countries when it comes to [...]

The paradox of Baltic development: marketization or state-building?  0

The paradox of Baltic development: marketization or state-building?

This post focuses on political and economic development of the Baltic States. These countries have [...]

Neo-liberal impasse for emerging economies  0

Neo-liberal impasse for emerging economies

Neo-liberal doctrines have been dominant in the Eastern and Central European countries – but Aldis [...]

Overcoming the crisis: new austerity or old neoliberal paradigm?  0

Overcoming the crisis: new austerity or old neoliberal paradigm?

Austerity means were the first choice to ease the consequences of the global financial crisis. [...]

Smart Consolidation in Europe  0

Smart Consolidation in Europe

Fiscal rules are hotly debated in Europe these days. The rigid approach to consolidation that [...]

Solidarity is not Charity – EU Commissioner László Andors vision for the Future of European Integration  0

Solidarity is not Charity – EU Commissioner László Andors vision for the Future of European Integration

Solidarity is not charity. Solidarity is help offered to an equal with the expectation of [...]

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Fiscal and Social Policy Do Need Incorporated Consideration!  0

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Fiscal and Social Policy Do Need Incorporated Consideration!

One April weekend a 2-day-long workshop took place in the FES Office in Warsaw. Practitioners [...]

Of Sinners and Saints: Why Psychology Might be the Biggest Obstacle to the Resolution of the European Crisis  1

Of Sinners and Saints: Why Psychology Might be the Biggest Obstacle to the Resolution of the European Crisis

Before debating technical solutions to the current economic and monetary crisis of the European Union, [...]