European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is an international financial institution that supports projects in over 30 countries, from eastern Europe to central Asia and the southern and eastern Mediterranean. Investing primarily in private sector clients whose needs cannot be fully met by the market, the EBRD promotes entrepreneurship and fosters transition towards open and democratic market economies.

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Economic crisis inflicted more pain in Greece than in eastern Europe, new EBRD survey shows

December 13, 2016

The Greek economic crisis had a deep and widespread impact on the country, inflicting greater pain on ordinary people than the 2008-09 global financial crisis unleashed on the people of eastern Europe, according to a comprehensive new study from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Gender gap persists in eastern Europe, new EBRD survey shows

December 13, 2016

An increase in gender equality in education across eastern Europe still masks a gap between men and women on the labour market, according to a comprehensive new survey from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Unique EBRD survey sheds light on the impact of change on people’s lives

December 13, 2016

Largest poll of its kind assesses life satisfaction, role of corruption and the gender divide; provides insight on impact of crisis in Greece

Corruption remains a challenge in eastern Europe, new EBRD survey shows

December 13, 2016

Corruption is declining in many post-communist countries but is still seen as a bigger problem than in more prosperous Western neighbours, according to a comprehensive new survey from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Life satisfaction increasing in post-communist countries, new EBRD survey shows

December 13, 2016

People from the post-communist countries of eastern Europe are generally happier with their lives now than they were 10 years ago, according to a comprehensive new survey from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

EBRD to publish largest household survey of attitudes across post-communist Europe plus Greece and Cyprus

December 05, 2016

Report is a unique barometer of people’s hopes, fears and aspirations in over 30 countries

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