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13.05.2013

The gray economy in Serbia, according to recent data, reaches about 30 percent of GDP product, which is about 15 percent more than in most other countries in the region, according to a study conducted by USAID and the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN). See full text at http://www.politika.rs/rubrike/Ekonomija/Siva-ekonomija-cveta-u-Srbiji.l... Read more

13.05.2013

Video - The Foundation for the Advancement of Economics - Serbia among record holders in the region according to the share of the informal economy. http://www.tanjugbiz.rs/video_galerija/462/1189 Read more

20.04.2013

Two million people not looking for work in Serbia? You can see complete interview of FREN's team at: http://www.b92.net/biz/fokus/analiza.php?yyyy=2013&mm=04&nav_id=701136 Read more

21.03.2013

Belgrade 20 March 2013, Crystal Hall C of the Hyatt Hotel. The results of the "The Shadow Economy in Serbia: New Findings and Recommendations for the Reform" project were presented to the audience at the conference. The conference presented the latest findings of comprehensive research into the shadow economy carried out by the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN) for the... Read more

15.03.2013

The promotion of the 30th issue of the "Quarterly Monitor of Economic Trends and Policies in Serbia" will be held at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, Professors' Hall on Thurssday, March 21th, at 11.00 am. Guests were addressed by Milojko Arsić, Editor-in-Chief of the Quarterly Monitor, Kori Udovički founder of the Quarterly Monitor and Bojan Ristić,  Faculty of... Read more

08.02.2013

BELGRADE, February 22, 2013 – Employed women in Serbia have higher qualifications than men – but still earn less than men, according to new research, conducted in partnership between researchers from FREN and the Skoplje-based University American College Skopje (UACS), and supported by the Regional Research Promotion Programme and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.  The... Read more

17.12.2012

The promotion of the 30th issue of the "Quarterly Monitor of Economic Trends and Policies in Serbia" will be held at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, Professors' Hall on Thurssday, December 20th, at 12.00 am. Guests were addressed by Branislav Boričić, Ana Jolović, Milojko Arsić, Boško Živković, Katarina Đulić and Branko Radulović.     Read more

04.12.2012

A meeting was held between representatives of Standard & Poor's and FREN in the FREN's premises as part of the regular annual audit of the Republic of Serbia's credit ratings. Emphasis, at the meeting, was on current situtaion of Serbia's economy and labour market trends. Main discussion topics were the estimates of the real GDP growth... Read more

20.11.2012

On behalf of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Belgrade (FES) and the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN) it is our pleasure to invite you to the lecture titled "The Great Recession in Europe:from automatic stabilisers to discretional consolidation measures" by Francesco Figari, Assistant Professor of Public Finance at the University of Insubria - Varese (Italy) and... Read more

29.10.2012

FREN research associates, Jelena Zarkovic Rakic and Sasa Randjelovic, have participated at the 2nd microsimulation workshop which took place on 11-12 October 2012 in Bucharest, Romania. The workshop was organized by the Institute for Social and Economic research – ISER – at the University of Essex. This research workshop brought together policy makers, users of EUROMOD (tax-benefit micro-... Read more

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