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LABOUR MARKET POLICIES IN POST-COMMUNIST POLAND: EXPLAINING THE PEACEFUL INSTITUFIONALISATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT

C1.therine Spieser

revue d'origine de cet article : Politique Européenne 21

Date de publication : avril 2007
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Introduction
In 1989-1990, the revolutions that brought to an end decades of
communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe were accompanied by
a wave of hope for rapid material gains from economic restructuring,
without the loss of existing benefits. Soon after the first reforms
aiming at marketisation, however, GDP and real household income
started to decrease, living standards to fall, and job insecurity to
increase. Even though growth quickly picked up again in the mid-
1990s, making Poland the first country in the region to recover its
pre-1989 GDP level, unemployment never ceased to increase,
reaching the highest level in the region. Fifteen years later, similar
expectations accompanied EU accession

     
  • ISBN : 978-2-296-02851-7 • avril 2007 • 36 pages
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