Hungary offers financial perks to boost birth rate

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Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban believes he has found a way to ease the country’s severe labour shortage while maintaining a tough anti-immigration policy. He’s offering tax and other incentives to encourage people to have larger families. But will it work? Katie Martin discusses the move with Neil Buckley and Valerie Hopkins.

Contributors: Suzanne Blumsom, executive editor, Katie Martin, capital markets editor, Valerie Hopkins, South-East Europe correspondent and Neil Buckley, former Eastern Europe editor. Producer: Fiona Symon

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