OECD Economic Surveys: Hungary

Frequency :
Every 18 months
1999-0529 (online)
1995-3461 (print)
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Hungarian economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

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Publication Date :
01 Jan 1991
Pages :
9789264164222 (PDF) ; 9789264135543 (print)

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OECD's 1991 Economic Survey of Hungary examines macroeconomic conditions and policies since 1990, the structural system, integration into the world economy and privatisation.
Also available in: French


I. Setting the stage: economic policies and conditions up to 1990 
-Historical background ]
-The Hungarian economy at the start of the 1990s
-Present challenges
II. Macroeconomic conditions and policies since 1990
-Domestic demand and production
-Employment and unemployment
-The balance of payments
-Fiscal policy
-Monetary policy
-The exchange rate
-The economic outlook
III. Overview of structural reform
-The changing role of government
-The establishment of a two-tier banking system
-Labour market policies and wage setting
-The legal framework for the development of a market economy
IV. Integration into the world economy
-The traditional approach
-Progress towards greater integration into the world economy
-Policy options
V. Privatisation 
-Equity, efficiency, budgetary soundness and practicality
-An overview of the move from state ownership to private ownership
-Evaluating the privatisation process 
VI. Conclusions
-I. Industrial production, agricultural production, investment and corporate-sector activity
-II. Privatisation: the legal framework and the first SPA-initiated programme
-III. The reform of the tax system
-IV. Standard of living and income distribution
-V. The instruments of monetary policy
-VI. Foreign trade