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Emerging Europe’s Deleveraging Dilemma

EBRD Chief Economist Erik Berglof and former Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia Božidar Đelić provided this commentary for Project Syndicate.

Serbia’s Tigar Corporation, a privatized automobile tire and tube maker, was a poster child for corporate makeovers in transition economies. Then eurozone deleveraging kicked in, and now the child in the poster is in serious trouble.… Read more

The crisis has changed the EBRD

The debates among the G20 leaders about global architecture and the crisis response of the international institutions may seem abstract and removed from the concerns of most people. But the discussions are very real to those of us working in these institutions as we prepare to meet our key stakeholders at our Annual Meetings on May 15-16 in London.… Read more