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IFIS index for the second quarter of 2017: Mildest financial conditions since the beginning of 2005

The values of the IFIS index continued to decrease in the second quarter, indicating a further mitigation of financial conditions. Moreover, the index reached its minimum value in the second quarter of 2017, which leads to the conclusion that the conditions on the Croatian market in the second quarter of 2017 were the mildest ever recorded since we have been monitoring the index movements. Both index components – domestic and foreign – followed the declining trend in the second quarter, while at the end of June, the...

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CEIZ index for June 2017: 2.6 percent GDP growth rate in second quarter

In June of this year, the CEIZ index value fell by 0.4 index points compared to the same period last year which is the lowest annual decrease recorded this year. After the considerably low CEIZ index value in April, which can mostly be attributed to the strong decline in industrial production and reduced VAT revenues, in May and June the index cumulatively grew by 0.6 points. This means that compared to the first quarter, the CEIZ index has increased in the second quarter which suggests an improvement in the business...

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OVI for July 2017: Labor demand slows mildly

In July of 2017, OVI registered a growth rate of 38.6 percent when compared to the same month of the previous year, indicating a continuation of strong growth in labor demand. Seasonally adjusted index values show that the largest positive contribution to the annual increase in job advertisements occurred in October last year, and in February and May this year, while in July of 2017 the contribution was actually negative. Compared to the month before, OVI decreased mildly by -0.4 percent in July. Owing to...

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2016 Annual Report

In accordance with its principle of open access to its research and transparency of its work, the Institute of Economics, Zagreb has once again prepared and published its annual report. The 2016 Annual Report provides an overview of the activities, events and accomplishments achieved during the last year.

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Registration for the 3rd Regional Training for Evaluators in Western Balkan & Southeast Europe

Slovenian Evaluation Society, Croatian Evaluation Network (The Institute of Economics, Zagreb) and Croatian Section of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) are organizing the 3rd Regional Training for Evaluators in Western Balkan & Southeast Europe.The training will be held in Zagreb, Croatia on October 23–24, 2017 as a preconference event to the 2nd WBEN Conference in Zagreb, Croatia...