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New edition of EIZ Working Papers

The latest edition of EIZ Working Papers brings the paper “Choosing Right from Wrong: Industrial Policy and (De)industrialization in Central and Eastern Europe” by Nebojša Stojčić and Zoran Aralica. Over the past two and a half decades, the economic landscape of Central and Eastern European economies went through several waves of transformation. The demise of traditional industries and the rise of the service sector during the 1990s inclined economic structure towards deindustrialization. The events over the next...

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Research paper on the effect that the filming of Games of Thrones had on tourism in Dubrovnik

Researchers from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb - Marina Tkalec, Ivan Žilić and Vedran Recher - published a research paper in the prestigious scientific journal International Journal of Tourism Research titled The effect of film industry on tourism: Game of Thrones and Dubrovnik, in which they evaluate the effect the filming of the TV series Game of Thrones (GoT) had on tourism in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County. The results of evaluation, carried out by means of the treatment effect analysis, suggest that the...

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New edition of Croatian Economic Survey

The Institute of Economics, Zagreb has published a new issue of the Croatian Economic Survey, 19(1), 2017, a scientific journal focused on publishing high-quality research papers on topics in all areas of economics and other related disciplines. The latest issue brings two research articles and one review article. All papers are written in English.The latest edition of the journal brings the following papers:Beáta Farkas: Market Economies of the Western Balkans Compared to the Central and Eastern European Model of...

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OVI for June 2017: Labor demand continues to grow

In June OVI registered a growth rate of 44.2 percent when compared to the same month of the previous year, while seasonally adjusted index values show that OVI increased by 7.4 percent in June compared to the month before. Considering the fact that the largest increase in job advertisements in the last four years occurred in May 2017 (when the index grew by 14.3 percent compared to April), the slowdown in labor demand in June on a monthly basis suggests that most job openings in the tourism sector were filled in...

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New edition of Sector Analyses

The latest issue of Sector Analyses brings an analysis of the developments and main sector indicators in the telecommunications industry. In addition to an overview of the leading companies in this sector, author Ljiljana Božić also brings the latest trend forecasts for the upcoming period.The publication can be accessed at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb website here or in the attached document below.