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Slovenia is regarded as one of the model countries in Europe. It's economic success and stability is complemented by an educated workforce and superb physical infrastructure. Slovenia became the first nation to change to donor partner from borrower status at the World Bank in 2004. The country joined Eurozone on January 1, 2007. The euro came into circulation from that date.
Slovenia enjoyed a GDP real growth rate of 6.1% in 2007. GDP purchasing power parity was $56.19 billion. Services contribute to GDP the most: 63.5% (2007). Industry (34.4%) and agriculture (2.1%) fill up the rest.
Slovenia's labor force consists of 925,000 persons (2007). Majority of the country's employable population work in services (61.5%), followed by industry (36%) and agriculture (2.5%). Unemployment stands at 7.7%. Inflation rate is 6% (2007).
Silicon Valley has become a synonym for innovation and, with its ecosystem of super-moneyed venture capitalists, it is world renowned as a hub for new products and software. Europe meanwhile has struggled to produce the likes of Facebook, Amazon or PayPal, or to garner the levels of investment for its startups. But could that be about to change? Read more
Joseph E. Stiglitz,
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