Towards an innovative and inclusive economy in Poland

by Nicola Brandt and Pierre Guérin,  Poland Desk, OECD Economics Department The Polish economy is in a strong position. Economic growth reached 4.6% on average in 2017 and the OECD expects it to continue at around 4% over 2018/19. A good external environment, with a solid recovery in the euro area, and the child benefits … More Towards an innovative and inclusive economy in Poland

Improving local infrastructure investments in Poland

by Antoine Goujard, Economist, Poland Desk, OECD Economics Department Over the last decade, Poland has significantly upgraded its infrastructure network, and public investment has risen rapidly (Panel A). However, bottlenecks still weigh on productivity growth and environmental and health outcomes, and the perceived quality of transport and energy infrastructure remains lower than in most OECD countries … More Improving local infrastructure investments in Poland

Vocational education after transition in Poland

by Nicola Brandt, Head of Poland Desk, OECD Economics Department Adapting vocational education to the needs of a market economy has been a challenge in Poland as in other transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Average educational attainment and literacy rates were relatively high and vocational education was strong in Poland, when the economic … More Vocational education after transition in Poland