Impact of the 2008 Financial Crisis

  • Carol Yeh-Yun LinEmail author
  • Leif Edvinsson
  • Jeffrey Chen
  • Tord Beding
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS, volume 15)


In order to present the impact of the 2008 financial crisis, this chapter first describes the common problems in these five countries. Next, it graphically compares the GDP growth, total general government debt, unemployment rate, and consumer price inflation of the five economies during the time period from 2005 to 2010. Then, it elaborates on its impact on each country individually in the sequence of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Romania.


Foreign Direct Investment Unemployment Rate Financial Crisis Banking Sector Public Debt 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol Yeh-Yun Lin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Leif Edvinsson
    • 2
  • Jeffrey Chen
    • 3
  • Tord Beding
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationNational Chengchi UniversityTaipeiTaiwan (Republic of China)
  2. 2.Universal Networking Intellectual CapitaNorrtaljeSweden
  3. 3.AccentureChicagoUnited States of America
  4. 4.TC-Growth ABKarlstadSweden

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