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Torbjörn Becker

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Torbjörn Becker has been Director of the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics since August 2006. He is also a board member of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, chairman of the board of the Kyiv Economics Institute (Ukraine) and CenEA in Poland, and a member of the International Faculty Committee at the International School of Economics in Tbilisi. He previously worked for the International Monetary Fund for nine years. He holds a PhD in economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and has also studied at the University of California, Berkeley and Manchester Business School.

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Whither growth in central and eastern Europe? Policy lessons for an integrated Europe

In this Blueprint, Bruegel Resident Fellows Zsolt Darvas, Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir and their co-authors Torbjörn Becker, Daniel Daianu, Vladimir Gligorov, Michael A Landesmann, Pavle Petrovic, Dariusz K. Rosati and Beatrice Weder di Mauro argue that in view of the depth of integration in Europe, the development model of the central, eastern and south-eastern Europe […]

By: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Pavle Petrovic, Michael A Landesmann, Vladimir Gligorov, Daniel Daianu, Torbjörn Becker, Zsolt Darvas, André Sapir and Beatrice Weder di Mauro Topic: Macroeconomic policy Date: November 24, 2010