Russia’s economy is a cocktail of conservative macroeconomic policy, state and crony capitalism a blend of protectionism and efficient authoritarianism, said Anders Aslund, PhD, member of the Atlantic Council and CASE.
Serbia has to seize the opportunity from the successful fiscal consolidation, said Aleksandar Vlahovic, President of the Serbian Association of Economists during the Kopaonik Business Forum.
A positive effect of retirement age extension for Belarusian GDP might be lower than expected due to the lack of other necessary reforms.
Figures for 2016 show that Latvia trailed Lithuania and Estonia in import and export volume, while Lithuania has the largest trade deficit.
The EU cannot leave Ukraine alone and stop pushing for further reforms, because Kiev has already wasted a lot of time. There has been no breakthrough, says Gustav Gressel, an analyst at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Western ideas for the modernization of the Ukrainian economy are encountering growing resistance in Ukraine. It turns out that some of them do more harm than good.
Two main objectives of the reform of Croatian tax system are increase of the sustainability of the public debt and promotion of the economic growth and employment.
European experts discussed problems that Europe is facing and will face: the Russian threat (or opportunity), globalization, ageing, migration, good governance, finance trade and macroeconomics.
Since the beginning of the century, the Croatian state resembled musical introduction to the Muppet show. In the crucial moment, the leaders were repeating the same, old, good chorus “we are in favor of the European...
Ukrainian politicians are counting on a new Marshall plan that would benefit their country. The chances for the implementation of this idea are very slim.