Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Leszek Balcerowicz

Leszek Balcerowicz is a former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Poland (1989-1991; 1997-2000) and a former President of the National Bank of Poland (2001-2007).

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Newsart for Europe’s Non-Rhetorical Values
Economics 1

Europe’s Non-Rhetorical Values

Vague and misleading rhetoric is hampering productive discussion about Europe’s future. Indeed, the flawed notion that “more Europe” is the only solution to European countries' troubles is… read more

Newsart for Ukraine’s Own Goal
Business & Finance 2

Ukraine’s Own Goal

Why, two decades after communism ended and Ukraine gained its independence, does the country remain mired in economic torpor and authoritarian politics? When a country like Ukraine develops slowly… read more

Newsart for The Bailout Bias
Business & Finance 3

The Bailout Bias

The debate over the eurozone’s fiscal problems is focusing excessively on official bailouts, particularly proposed purchases of government bonds on a massive scale by the ECB. But the key to… read more

Newsart for Trial by Crisis
Business & Finance 0

Trial by Crisis

Episodes like the current financial crisis seriously disrupt economic growth. But the question that we should be asking concerns such episodes’ impact on longer-term development – and that question… read more

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