By any metric, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland have witnessed extraordinary progress since the fall of their communist regimes at the end of the 1980s. Real per-capita income in Poland, for example, has almost tripled since 1991. Life expectancy in the Czech Republic has gone up by seven years, from 71 years in 1990 to 78 years today. And even if air pollution in Warsaw is still bad, the region has become incomparably cleaner and eco-friendlier than it was in the 1980s.
If one believes that the economic transitions that have taken place in this part of the world …read more
Source: Visegrad Insight