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Transparency and Progress – No Easy Way Out

In economics, and maybe in all aspects of life, longer term tendencies can offer much more realistic picture about how phenomena happen than any short term and fresh data. Another equally important thumb rule is that building on easily observable, measurable and interpretable phenomena during any kind of analysis can result much precise knowledge. This is because we simply cannot always understand the ‘big picture’ c
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Policies Supporting Innovation in Public Service Provision

Kovács, O. (2012): Policies Supporting Innovation in Public Service Provision. INNO-Grips Policy Brief, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (2012) Innovation policy study has long concentrated solely on the private sector as the motor for forwarding innovation. This policy brief challenges this common conception and believes that the public sector should be able to reinvigorate its institutional framework
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Public Sector in Central and Eastern Europe in a Turbulent Era

Kovács, O. (2012): The Appreciating Role of Public Sector in Central and Eastern Europe in a Turbulent Era. News of the Month, ICEG European Center, May-June 2012 pp. 4-12. The paper argues that our world has become ever-more complex to be overlooked and managed in a scientifically appropriate manner. We point out that complex system, like modern financial system, requires complex solutions but they are beset with di
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Policies Supporting Innovation in Public Service Provision

Title Policies Supporting Innovation in Public Service Provision. INNO-Grips Workshop Role Organiser, Speaker Location Vienna, Austria Date 19 June 2012
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Hysteresis in Poland’s Economic Growth?

Kovács, O. (2009): Hysteresis in Poland’s Economic Growth? News of the Month, ICEG European Center, October 2009 pp. 4-8. This study addresses the issue of whether the Polish-miracle, a unique positive growth rate during the recession of 2009, gives us a misleading feeling of comfort or it is a well-based and sustainable path of the Polish development. While we have been trying to call the attention to a very interes
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