Economic notes

<p>I can spend hours by researching latest GDP data on <a href="http://databank.worldbank.org/data/home.aspx">World DataBank</a> to later import&nbsp;them&nbsp;to&nbsp;Google Spreadsheets and make some graphs, diagrams or charts. In fact, posts about <a href="https://www.reinisfischer.com/topics/minimum-wage&quot; target="_blank">minimum wages</a> in <a href="https://www.reinisfischer.com/topics/european-union&quot; target="_blank">European Union</a> member countries are one of the most read on this blog. <em>Minimum wages, average wages, GDP, different World regions</em> are just a few to name topics covered in Economic notes by Reinis Fischer.</p>

Average Monthly Salary in Former Soviet Union Republics 2016

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About two years ago I first compared average monthly salary in Former Soviet Union Republics. Now, two years later, I decided to compare again. I was surprised after seeing results. Let me explain. First - call it as you wish - major world economic…


Life Expectancy in European Union 2015

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In today's article - Life expectancy in European Union (EU).  Life expectancy equals the average number of years a person born in a given country expected to live if mortality rates at each age were to remain steady in the future. In following…


Georgia - 5 years latter (Economic Developments 2011-2016)

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April 1st marks my five year anniversary since I opted to move to this amazing country on the edge where East meets West - Republic of Georgia. Today, to celebrate this small anniversary I decided to take a look back - to see economic developments…


Projected Future Forecast For GDP In Former Soviet Union Block Countries (2014-2019)

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In past I have created many GDP reviews regarding former Soviet Union republics, but have never made future GDP forecast report yet. In this article that's exactly what I'm doing. Now, Soviet Union doesn't exist for more than 25 years already.…


Stratfor: How Currency Woes Undermine Georgia, Moldova

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Governments across the former Soviet Union have felt the impact of currency devaluations, but currency depreciations and related economic problems in Georgia and Moldova are exposing their governments to major political pitfalls this year, including…


Lithuania joins Eurozone

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<p>January 1st, 2015 is a historic day for a Baltic nation - Lithuania is changing it currency to Euro, following Latvia (2014) and Estonia (2011).</p><p>Starting today - there are 19 countries in Euro zone.&nbsp;</p><…


World Tourism Highlights for 2013, UNWTO 2014 Edition

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<p>Did you now that <strong>9% of Worlds GDP in 2013</strong> was made thanks to tourism and related services?</p><p>It turns out that every <strong>1 of 11 employee</strong>s is employed in tourism sector.…


Baltic States Vs South Caucasus States by GDP 2013

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A while ago I already compared Baltic nations with Caucasian nation by GDP (that time I was comparing data for 2012). Since it's second half of 2014 already, I decided to compare how 6 independent states looks alike in 2013 (Most recent data we can…


Average Salary in Former Soviet Union 2014

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Some time ago I did a comparison of minimum government set wages in Former Soviet Union republics. Today, I decided to figure out - what is the average salaries in those republics. I must admit, it was harder to gather data about average salaries,…


Top 10 Largest Countries by GDP 2013

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Last year I started to pay more attention to the TOP 10 largest economies in the World by terms of Gross Domestic Product. It's time to compare them again. Top 20 Largest Economies In The World by GDP Nominal (2019) Gross Domestic Product in TOP…