Poland successfully managed its integration into the European Union since joining in 2004, and during the 2008-09 global financial crises it was the only member to experience growth. Poland is a high-income country with a large and diversified domestic economy.
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July 3, 2014 — The World Bank Group is working with counterparts in Poland to analyze the drivers of temporary contracts and explore ways to improve the employment conditions in the country’s changing labor market.Read More »
June 3, 2014 — The recent crisis forced the people in the EU and their political leadership to focus on internal issues. This was necessary. But the continued changes in the global arena should now lead us to look once again beyond our common border. This is critical for the EU, but this is also critical for each individual EU country, such as Poland. Read More »
In order to bolster innovation in the country’s economy, Poland is actively deploying numerous financial instruments, upgrading its research infrastructure, and building strategic international partnerships.
A recent decision by lawmakers in Poland is raising the retirement age to 67 - up from 65 for men and 60 for women. The move is expected to increase pensions, add to Gross Domestic Product, and lower the country's deficit.