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Regional Economic Prospects

Video: EBRD Chief Economist, Erik Berglof, outlines the economic picture in emerging Europe and sees the risks for these countries receding as the Eurozone outlook stabilises. But challenges remain and it is too early to sound the all-clear.

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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

Transition Report 2012: Integration Across Borders

Access to Eurozone banking union must be opened up, says EBRD Chief Economist, Erik Berglof. The EBRD Transition Report 2012: ‘Integration Across Borders’ also looks at the Eurasian Economic Union and the progress of structural reforms in the EBRD region.

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