GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT POLICIES

This research program covers a variety of policies and strategies to produce and support economic growth and development, with a focus on three development pillars: education, healthcare and institutions. Other development pillars covered include: infrastructure investment, state aid, development finance and others.

The following projects have been pursued within the program: 

State aid and foreign direct investment in the Western Balkan countries: Fostering transparency and generating space for regional coordination of investment policies

The overall objective of the project is to improve transparency of and to generate evidence on the FDI-related state aid in the context of the
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Diagnostics of the informal economy in North Macedonia

The objective of the action is to diagnose the informal economy, re-estimate its size and the size/importance of its various facets, by relying on tax
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The perfect storm: Food and energy insecurities threaten the economies of the Western Balkan

The main goal of the project is to generate evidence and foster a policy dialogue for the food and energy insecurities in the Western Balkan
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Action on the move: Monitoring, assessment and proposals for anti-crisis measures in conditions of a tight budget

The general goal of the action is to analyze and monitor budget spending for anti-crisis measures, at the national and local level, and to propose
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Knowledge, measures and policy dialogue for child protection from the food and energy crisis

The primary objective of the project is to generate evidence about the impact of the food and energy crisis on overall and child poverty, as
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Scoping study to investigate the demand for green and social financing in North Macedonia

The objective of this study is to conduct the diagnosis – market analyses of high potential sectors in North Macedonia from a green and social
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Action for formalization of micro-performers of economic activity in the informal economy

The purpose of this action is to increase the formalization of micro-companies in North Macedonia, ie performers of economic activity in the informal economy. Hence,
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V4 support to promote WB6 Common Regional Market: one market for post-COVID recovery

The project focuses on sharing experiences, transferring knowledge and recommending further regional economic integration through development of the WB6 Common Regional Market using experiences from
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Analysis of SDG Financing Landscape

The objective of the SDG Financial Landscape Analysis is to map all financing flows, with the aim to identify potential approaches and activities that can
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Assessment of Resource Capabilities for Implementation of the National Development Strategy

The purpose of the analysis is to identify the available and necessary resources to achieve the development goals of North Macedonia.
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