Living Standards and the Wealth of Nations: Successes and Failures in Real Convergence
Leszek Balcerowicz is President of the National Bank of Poland. As Finance Minister in the first post-transition Polish government, he was largely responsible for the successful transformation of the Polish economy.
Stanley Fischer is former Governor of the Bank of Israel and has been nominated as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve]. He is the author of IMF Essays from a Time of Crisis: The International Financial System, Stabilization, and Development (MIT Press).
8: The Spanish Experience in the European Union