Eastern Europe: A Crisis of Confidence in Capitalism?

21 12 2009

URL: http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102491018855&e=001AHUYsDCADhpE_AOsKQ4WScLQGtC88jmwENixVE1o7Ap1Jk1BVoRu-RiygjOBMkxq6MYWar4woWfnXcXotQZRA5DQBGQJbgGYTLJQFQRNFlUZ-ATItBdRLlBzZZvWd1emDUKA-bKfWgq8HsQES1XwiB88v4nThJsrtNAa_8SH6ESBXKvAl2HIgA. Source: Pew

Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany caused a stir at last weekend’s European Union summit in Brussels, warning his fellow leaders that they should not allow the current economic crisis to create “a new Iron Curtain” dividing the continent. Survey research shows that in recent years support for the free-market system has been on the rise in Eastern Europe, especially in countries such as Poland that have enjoyed impressive economic growth. However, compared with other regions of the world — and in particular, compared with their Western European counterparts — Eastern Europeans embrace free markets somewhat tepidly.

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: