Bulgaria has come a long way from its turbulent political and economic transition in the 1990s to becoming a member of the European Union in January 2007. Today, it is an upper middle-income economy of 7.3 million people with a per capita income of $6,870. (GNI per capita, 2012.)
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July 1, 2014 — A new World Bank report for Bulgaria looks at financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate adaptation in the country, highlighting vulnerability and suggesting policy options.Read More »
May 2, 2014 — Through support from the World Bank, 310 kilometers of roads – connecting villages to bigger cities – have been improved, resulting in decreased travel time and better access to services.Read More »
March 27, 2014 — The probability that our children will have a job that exists today when they enter the job market is surprisingly low, with some estimates indicating that only 1 in 5 of today’s elementary school students will find a job that exists today.Read More »
This report presents legal and economic arguments in favor and against introducing Significant Market Power to the competition policy framework to address unfair trading practices between buyers and suppliers in Bulgaria.Read More »
With 85 percent of university graduates dissatisfied with the quality of education, Bulgaria needs to urgently address the challenges of raising quality standards, improving efficiency and investing smartly.