Stage Set For Smer Return?

January 2012
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jan2012, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p8
Country Report
The article presents a political outlook of Slovakia for 2012, in light with its economic growth outlook. It forecasts that sociálna demokracia (Smer) Direction Social Democracy (SD) social democratic political party is set to return, given the weaker domestic economy with increasing unemployment and declining business confidence. It projects that the weak economy will help shape the March 2012 election outcomes and highlights the key economic factors that contribute to such outlook.


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