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New edition of EIZ Working Papers

The latest edition of EIZ Working Papers brings the paper “Does Proximity to Conflict Affect Tourism: Evidence from NATO Bombing” by Marina Tkalec and Ivan Žilić. Although conflict, war, violence, and terrorism naturally affect tourism, research that identifies possible channels through which these effects propagate is scarce. The authors explore if the adverse effects are channeled through proximity to conflict areas. They use the conflict in Kosovo in 1999 and the country Croatia as a quasi-natural experiment and...

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New edition of Regio-news

The new edition of Regio-news brings an interview with Matilda Copić, director of the Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, as well as an analysis of Croatian rural areas. It also presents the successful project "A Scenario-based Approach to Discuss the Future of Croatian Rural Areas (CRORURIS)" and explains the concept of rural innovations. In addition, Regio-news announces upcoming events, training and educational programs and reports on new reads on the topic. Regio-news is...

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EIZ wins PMI IMPACT research grant to assess illegal trade of tobacco products

The Institute of Economics, Zagreb started the implementation of the research project “Illegal Trade of Tobacco Products: Smuggling as Experienced along the Balkan Route – BalkanSmugg”, funded by PMI IMPACT, a global grant award initiative of Philip Morris International, aiming to support public, private, and non-governmental organizations to develop and implement projects with a lasting impact against illegal trade and related crimes.  BalkanSmugg was one of the 32 projects selected by the Expert Council...

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New edition of Croatian Economic Outlook: GDP growth in 2017 to stand at 3.1 percent

In the new edition of Croatian Economic Outlook (No. 71/September 2017) analysts from The Institute of Economics, Zagreb provide the latest forecasts and an analysis of economic trends in Croatia.  From this issue: Following a rebound in activity during 2015, the Croatian economy grew at the same rate as the global economy in 2016—by 3.0 percent. Growth momentum was carried over into the first half of the current year with year-on-year growth figures of 2.5 and 2.8 percent for the first two quarters,...

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Invitation to the 2nd Regional conference of Western Balkan Evaluators

We are pleased to invite you to the the 2nd Regional conference of Western Balkan Evaluators.Organized by the Western Balkan Evaluation Network (WBEN), Croatian Evaluation Network / The Institute of Economics, Zagreb (HEM / EIZ) and the Croatian Section of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA), the 2nd Regional Conference of Western Balkan Evaluators: Evaluation Methods, Practice and Networks in the Western Balkan and Southeast Europe will be held in Zagreb (Croatia), in hotel International, from...