Economic Survey of Europe, 2002 No. 2

Since 1948 the Economic Survey of Europe provides regular, comprehensive analyses of economic developments and prospects in the entire ECE region. Since 1989 a major focus has been on the process of transition to market economies in central ang eastern Europe and the CIS.

Selected sections of issue No. 2 of the 2002 Survey is available below in MS Word and PDF format. It is also being printed and will soon be available as a United Nations publication (Sales No. E.02.II.E.8).  Part One of this issue contains a review and assessment of recent macroeconomic trends and prospects in the whole of Europe, the CIS and North America. Part Two contains the papers presented to the UNECE Spring Seminar in May 2002: Labour Market Challenges in the ECE Region. Part Three contains a Statistical Appendix with long time series for a large array of variables.

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Economic Survey of Europe 2002, No. 2

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Table of Contents - (Full version)

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PART 1 - RECENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS AND THE SHORT-RUN OUTLOOK IN THE ECE REGION

Chapter 1 - (Text only)
THE ECE ECONOMIES IN AUTUMN 2002

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PART 2 - LABOUR MARKET CHALLENGES IN THE ECE REGION

INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION
Papers from the ECE Spring Seminar, May 2002 - (Full version)

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Chapter 2 - (Charts only)
DETERMINANTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN WESTERN EUROPE AND POSSIBLITY POLICY RESPONSES

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Chapter 3 - (Tables only)
UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE TRANSITION ECONOMIES

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Chapter 4 - (Charts only)
INCREASING THE SIZE OF THE EUROPEAN LABOUR FORCE:
THE RELEVANT TRADE-OFFS

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Chapter 5 - (Tables only)
CAN INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION SOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF EUROPEAN LABOUR MARKETS?

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PART 3

Statistical Appendix - (Full version)

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