Adrian Marius Dobre

Economic diplomacy means using all resources, including the financial, intelligence, creative or other ones in order to increase the „ added value” of a national economy. By „added value” I mean diversity, profitability, openness, competitiveness, technological performance, labor force inclusion and better training, at the same time its adaptability and flexibility in the labor market,… » read more

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In a report published on Monday, July 8th, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says the developed world is economically recovering, while growth is slowing down in major emerging economies. The IMF has also presented a review of the 3.3% economic growth forecast announced in April 2013. The IMF chief, Christine Lagarde, has estimated… » read more

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Romania is caught in an unstable circle of fire, at the core of massive movements, thus remaining the only island of economic and political stability. The political situation in Bulgaria remains unsettled. After the resignation of Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, early parliamentary elections and a new technocrat government led by the economist Plamen Oresharski, the… » read more

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In mid-May the European Commission has made one more step towards the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) implementation. In order to bring contribution to the economic development of the region, six scientific clusters have been initiated, focusing on: the Danube water nexus; land and soil nexus; air nexus; bio-energy nexus; the Danube reference… » read more

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European leaders frequently come up with a new strategy, a new plan for recovery and lately, for economic growth. Meanwhile, these interventions prove to be populist or at best, they seem to produce benefits only for certain states. More precisely, we face a new German model for supporting youth and for lowering the unemployment. Will… » read more

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At first sight, requesting and obtaining a bail-out loan from European Central Bank, European Union and International Monetary Fund seems to be the proper solution for overcoming a crisis, especially for any state pressed by time and tomorrow’s uncertainties. But if we take a better look, a bail-out agreement is conditioned by the implementation of… » read more

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