Brittle Recovery, South East Europe Regular Economic Report No. 6
72 Pages Posted: 30 May 2014 Last revised: 17 Jun 2014
Date Written: May 27, 2014
The report reviews recent economic developments in Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia), focusing on fiscal, external, financial sector, and labor market issues -- with a spotlight on youth unemployment -- and a short-term outlook for Western Balkans. It also discusses the challenge of income convergence with the EU.
Keywords: Macroeconomic policy, fiscal policy, financial crises, youth unemployment, Western Balkans
JEL Classification: E6, F4, H6, J6, O52
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