Smer-SNS-HZDS Tie-Up The Worst Outcome?

August 2006
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Aug2006, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p1
Country Report
Country Report
Presents assessment on the outlook for economic policy and euro adoption timetable for Slovakia following the June 17, 2006 parliamentary election. Failure of the election to deliver the anti-reform vote that many had expected; Potential for divergence from the reformist path under the deal struck on July 2 between Smer, the far-right Nationalist Party, and the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia; Expected boost in social spending and increased state intervention in the economy by the new administration.


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