Experts assess Estonia after three years of EU-driven growth

  • 2007-05-30
  • By Justin Petrone
TARTU - In the run-up to the September 2003 referendum on European Union accession, supporters and skeptics played any card necessary to sway voters to vote "ja" or "ei." Estonian politicians warned of potential "Finlandization" of Estonia should it remain outside the EU, while pamphlets circulated in Tallinn pointed out that in numerology, "Soviet Union" and "European Union" held the same value.Three years later, debates over the EU's influence in Estonia still play out, but less in terms of membership and more in regards to what can be done to cool a rapidly growing economy, meet the Ma...
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