Slovakia

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Trust in the EU climbing up in Slovakia

The EU is more popular in Slovakia than a cursory look at political debates would make you believe....

Lustration after communism in Eastern Europe

Elections in Czechia are coming up and someone with proven contacts with the former secret police is projected to be the next prime minister.[1] (And...

Interpersonal trust

In OECD countries, about 36% of interviewees expressed interpersonal trust. In Nordic countries over 60% of interviewees trust each other compared to less than 13% in...

Eastern Europe monitor

FT: EU paves way for sanctions against Poland Poles refuse to back down in confrontation with Commission – POLITICO: "Kaczyński also cast doubt on the Commission’...

Economic performance of Central Europe

Poland performed the best overall, managing to grow every single year over the relevant period: Here is the regional variation in Poland - even the worst-performing...

Contributions of metropolitan areas to GDP

Good to see that the Slovak economy is not as Bratislava-centric as one might have thought. Much of the debate is Slovakia is about the urgent...

Martin Filko

A talented, energetic, and highly productive young Slovak economist Martin Filko has disappeared. It is truly terrible news for Slovakia. Martin's (probably) last interview: Martin Filko:...

Iveta Radičová on anti-EU sentiment

In an interview with Denník N, former Slovak prime minister Iveta Radičová accurately points out that it was never monetary assistance from Brussels that "caused&...

Income mobility in the Slovak Republic

The following income transition matrix was published by the Slovak Fiscal Council: Based on the administrative data, here are some facts about income mobility in Slovakia:...

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