Halmai Péter and Vásáry Viktória (2013-03-19): Potential Economic Growth and Crisis - EU Tendencies and Possibilities of Economic Policies

The study analyzes the impacts of the financial and economic crisis on the potential growth in the European Union. It carries out quantitative analysis in order to reveal the medium and long-term trends. According to the analysis the impacts of the crisis are significantly different in the Member States, which are however to be categorized in country-groups. The basic structural problem of the EU is considered the decreasing trend in the potential growth. It can be further strengthened through the...