Working Papers of National Institute of Economic Research, Romanian Academy 090106
The paper presents some results revealing the existence of the Balassa-Samuelson effect in Romania as well as some estimates of its impact on inflation, appreciation of the real exchange rate and rising competitiveness of the Romanian economy. * Study within the CEEX Programme Project No. 220/2006 Economic Convergence and Role of Knowledge in Relation to the EU Integration ; Instiutul European din Romania PAIS III; Studiul nr. 2/2005.