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Policy Research Working Paper
Onder Harun, Pestieau Pierre, Ley EduardoFeb 01, 2014

Bulgaria is in the midst of a serious demographic transition that will shrink its population at one of the highest rates in the world within the next few decades. This study analyzes the macroeconomic and fiscal ...

Working Paper
Anan Kosuke, Morrica Valerie, Nayak Ranjit, Harrold Peter, Murthi Mamta, Radwan Ismail, Repnik Markus, Mathernova Katarina, Huybens Elisabeth, Turk CarrieJan 01, 2014

This study employs a qualitative approach to inform the development of effective Roma inclusion policies and programs in Bulgaria. The Roma are currently among the least integrated minority group in Bulgaria....

Policy Research Working Paper
Ajwad Mohamed Ihsan, Simler Kenneth, Azam Mehtabul, Dasgupta Basab, Bonch-Osmolovskiy Misha, Topinska IrenaOct 01, 2013

This paper sheds light on the impact of improving employment and education conditions on poverty and social exclusion indicators. More specifically, it answers the following question: Will achieving the Europe...

Brief
Sep 10, 2013

The World Bank Group is committed to including a gender lens in its activities and addressing gender-specific challenges to reduce inequalities between women and men. Europe and Central Asia’s 'Gender at a ...

Social Analysis
Sep 01, 2013

Bulgaria is undergoing a profound socio-economic transformation brought about by extraordinary demographic change. Bulgaria is heading for the steepest drop in the working-aging population of any country, and it ...

Health
Bulgaria - Health sector diagnosis policy note

The health system in Bulgaria has undergone significant transformations since the transition and it continues to evolve. It highlights some positive developments, particularly in the area of public health, but continues to find gaps that recent reforms have been unable to reverse. Read More »

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Country Director for Central Europe and the Baltic Countries
Country Manager Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and Slovakia;
ENERGY
Bulgaria - Options to improve security of gas supply

This report presents the findings of a study aiming to define the least cost short and medium term measures that the Government of Bulgaria can implement to meet gas security of supply requirements. Read More »