SAR Annual Policy Analysis and Forecast Report for 2013

Section 1: 2013 Economic Forecast. SAR’s Panel of Experts predicts a fragile macroeconomic balance in 2013 and a volatile exchange rate.

Section 2: Expert Florin Cîțu argues that Romania has barely implemented some IMF suggestions and only mimicked economic reform during the 2009-2012 period.

In the third section of the report, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi argues that good governance is the best recipe for economic recovery.

In the fourth section, with a focus on European structural and cohesion funds, SAR analysts argue that Romania’s economic regional disparities are on the rise. Thus, the risk that the regionalization process will bring about additional clientelistic practices rather than social cohesion is high.

In the fifth section of the report, SAR expert Răzvan Orășanu explores options facing Romania’s privatization process.

In the final section of the report, expert and former health executive Dr. Sorin Paveliu examines for the first time the undue linkage between Romania’s public and private health sector components.

Read the full executive summary of the report here.


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