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New edition of Sector Analyses: Tourism

The latest edition of Sector Analyses brings an overview of the main indicators and trends in the tourism sector. In addition to a comparative analysis of the Croatian and EU markets, author Ivana Rašić Bakarić analyzes the performance of the leading tourism companies in Croatia and brings the latest expectations and projections.   As always, the publication can be accessed at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb website here or in the attached document.

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Call for papers for the Summer 2018 issue of the Croatian Economic Survey

Aims and Scope: Croatian Economic Survey is an English-language, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by The Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Croatia. The journal aims to serve as a forum for academics and practitioners by publishing high-quality research papers on topics in all areas of economics. Special focus is given to post-socialist Europe. Comparative studies are especially encouraged, since these countries share a similar socio-economic background and comparative studies offer a valuable source of...

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IFIS for the third quarter of 2017: Financial conditions continue to ease although at a milder pace

In the third quarter of 2017 the financial conditions continued to ease although the mitigation trend is less pronounced when compared to the end of the last year and the beginning of this year. Foreign factors, influencing the domestic financial conditions, have mostly influenced the mitigation of the financial conditions. The domestic financial conditions, although accompanied by a mitigation trend, have considerably decelerated their rate. As opposed to the first part of the year when the expansive monetary...

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CEIZ index for September 2017: September decreases GDP growth in the third quarter

In September of 2017, the CEIZ index dropped by 0.6 index points compared to the same period of the previous year, which is the highest annual decrease in the index value since February of this year. In August and September, CEIZ recorded a drop both on the annual and monthly level, which suggests a slowdown of the business cycle. The low index value in September can be attributed mostly to reduced VAT revenues, coupled with a somewhat weaker industrial production growth. Based on the CEIZ index movements, we...

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OVI for October 2017: Strong labor demand growth

In October 2017, OVI index registered a 36.3 percent growth when compared to the same month of the previous year indicating the continuation of strong labor demand growth. Seasonally adjusted values suggest that the largest positive contribution to the annual increase in job advertisements was achieved precisely in October this year amounting up to soaring 17.2 percent. May was the second month considering the contributions, while April and September registered a negative contribution. Due to favorable index...