Background Note | HBS Case Collection | April 2010

Central Europe after the Crash: Between Europe and the Euro

by Diego A. Comin, Dante Roscini and Elisa Farri

Abstract

This note briefly reviews the financial crisis in central Europe in late 2008, and summarizes how four central European countries—Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia—have coped with the economic downturn.

Keywords: Economic Slowdown and Stagnation; Financial Crisis; Financial Strategy; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia;

Citation:

Comin, Diego A., Dante Roscini, and Elisa Farri. "Central Europe after the Crash: Between Europe and the Euro." Harvard Business School Background Note 710-047, April 2010.