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Further lessons of the Greek crisis

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Opinions diverge sharply on who is at fault for Greece’s financial difficulties and whether the solution accepted by the parties is a step forward or backward. A right-wing author thinks Hungary managed to avoid being plunged into a comparable crisis thanks to the unorthodox policies pursued by the government after 2010. READ MORE

Unorthodox Hungarian policies suddenly applauded?

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

A leading pro-government journalist quotes international comments in praise of PM Orbán, for deciding to convert mortgages denominated in foreign currencies before the surge of the Swiss Franc. The move helped hundreds of thousands of households avert catastrophic losses. READ MORE

Economic indicators point to growth

Friday, November 21st, 2014

A conservative analyst who used to be critical of Hungary’s “unorthodox” economic policies, now admits that they seem to have proved efficient in creating favourable conditions for GDP growth. READ MORE