FISCAL REFORMS AND NATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS (THE CASE STUDY OF SLOVAKIA)

  • Mária Janošková Technical university of Košice
  • Adriana Csikósová Technical university of Košice
  • Katarína Čulková Technical university of Košice
Keywords: fiscal reforms, tax reform, reform of pension system, reform of health care, reform of social benefits system, reform of education, reform of public administration, reform business environment, reform management of public finances, Slovakia

Abstract

The paper attention is given to fiscal reforms in Slovakia. Reform measurements and their impact on the state budget have been investigated in selected areas of the economy. Reforms are always lively discussed issue. On the one hand they are reasoned by expert arguments, but also by political ideas and emotions. On the other hand we must see that the reforms affect all citizens, mainly children, students, workers, unemployed and pensioners. The paper contains a brief overview of the most important reforms in the years 2002-2006 as well as preliminary impacts on the economy, inhabitants and public finances. The aim of this paper is to describe the fiscal reforms in Slovakia, to bring close principles that were behind the changes and to evaluate their influence on the country's competitiveness. The aim is to show how economic policy and reforms have changed the socio-economic model in Slovakia and what results it has brought.

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Author Biographies

Mária Janošková, Technical university of Košice

is PhD.  candidate of economical sciences (since 2005), assoc. prof.  at Technical university of Košice (since 2010). She works at Institute of Business and Management of Technical university of Košice, Slovakia. Her pedagogical and science activity are concentrated to Management of company, Strategic management, Business, Human resources management and Knowledge management.  She published 6 scientific monographs, more than 30 articles in international journals, participated in more than 20 International scientific conferences

Adriana Csikósová, Technical university of Košice

Prof. Ing., PhD. deals with the issues of economics, international business, marketing and market research. She developed concept and introduced the subject of marketing, international business, and she guarantee them and lecture at Technical university of Košice. She was investigator of several projects in area of environmental and social aspect of social marketing, strategic management of the region, taking into account aspects of sustainable development in the region. The good orientation in this issue tells its publications and scientific research activity at home and abroad

Katarína Čulková, Technical university of Košice

Assoc. prof., PhD. works on Department of Earth Sources, Faculty BERG, Technical University Košice, Slovakia. Her pedagogical, scientific and publication activity is orientated to the area of Financial analysis, Financial management and Financial investment in production companies and individual sectors of national economy. In her scientific and research activity she participated at solving problems of sustainable development in the region and presently she is part of project, orientated to the evaluation of economic efficiency of raw material policy of the state

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2017-11-30
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Janošková, M., Csikósová, A., & Čulková, K. (2017). FISCAL REFORMS AND NATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS (THE CASE STUDY OF SLOVAKIA). The EUrASEANs: Journal on Global Socio-Economic Dynamics, (6(7), 58-68. https://doi.org/10.35678/2539-5645.6(7).2017.58-68