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An economy in the dark

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 10:00   /   Bulgaria

by Joe Sutherland Bulgaria has the largest shadow economy in the European Union. Some reports indicate as much as a third of the Bulgarian economy is undisclosed, which impacts the country’s reputation on a global stage. What to do in the face of this trend is a growing concern. Read the full long-form article here.

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The new currency still whips up feelings in Latvia

Posted: April 30, 2014 at 15:20   /   Latvia

On January 1, Latvia introduced the euro. In the run-up to the transition, public opposition was widespread. Around half of the Latvian population was adamantly against giving up the national currency. Now, four months later, many Latvians are getting used to the euro and some even stress its benefits. Yet public concerns have anything but […]

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