News

Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly (October, 2008)

Highlights from the October, 2008 (No. 36) issue: Recent developments: - Croatian economy slowed down in the second quarter 2008. - Significant moderation in personal consumption. - Still buoyant investments; stronger government consumption. - Exports recover, but trade and current account deficit continue to rise. - Industrial activity and retail sales weaken during the summer months. - Employment increases; real wage growth vanishes. - Deceleration of monetary and credit aggregates growth. - Following the record...

Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly (July, 2008)

Highlights from the July, 2008 (No. 35) issue: Recent developments: - Strong domestic demand pushed economy up in the first quarter 2008. - Buoyant investments; personal consumption still strong in spite of rising inflation. - Deteriorating external sector due to weak goods exports. - Industrial activity and retail sales weaken in the second quarter. - Employment further increases; real wage growth slows down. - Deceleration of monetary and credit aggregates growth. - Foreign debt rises at a monthly pace of 1...

Croatian Economic Outlook Quarterly (April, 2008)

Highlights from the April, 2008 (No. 34) issue: Recent developments: - Economic slowdown continued at the end of 2007; positive signals emerge in early 2008. - Moderation of personal consumption. - Government consumption expanded robustly. - Investment pace improved. - Further rise in trade and current account deficit. - New foreign debt entirely generated by enterprise sector. - Employment increased; wages grew only moderately. - Tightening of monetary policy and deceleration of credit activity. - Inflationary...

IgBS Zagreb Graduation Ceremony

On April 15, 2008, International Graduate Business School (IgBS) Zagreb organized the graduation ceremony of its 2008 MBA graduates. The Dean, Dr. Zlatan Fröhlich, greeted the graduates and other distinguished guests, together with Dr. Sandra Švaljek, President of the IgBS Board of Trustees and the Director of the Institute of Economics, Zagreb, and prof. Bruce L. Jaffee who presented the Kelley School of Business Certificate to the graduates. The ceremony hosted a prestigious guest, Robert A. Bradtke, U. S. Ambassador to...

The Institute of Economics joins EURA

The institute of Economics, Zagreb has joined the European Urban Research Association (http://www.eura.org/). Its representative in the EURA Governing Board is Dubravka Jurlina Alibegović.