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    Croatia - Macro monitoring report - December 2015

    Dec 31, 2015
    After six years of economic contraction, Croatia started a gradual recovery in 2015. Continued recovery in the EU and events in competing tourism markets boosted Croatia’s exports of goods and services, while oil ...
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    Croatia - Spending review pilot process and lessons learnt

    Madzarevic-Sujster,Sanja, Petrovic,Suzana, Thomas,Theo David  |  Nov 01, 2015
    Croatia has recently piloted a spending review (SR) as a mechanism to identify options for budgetary savings that can be realized either by improving efficiency or by reducing ineffective or low-priority...
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    Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Croatia

    Oct 01, 2015
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Croatia. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies)...
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    Case study : designing a hybrid venture capital fund, Croatia

    Divakaran,Shanthi  |  Sep 09, 2015
    This report includes the following headlines: why is the government setting up a venture capital fund? Defining the target investee; what is the legal and regulatory environment under which the fund and fund...
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    Unlocking the potential for private sector participation in district heating

    Sharabaroff,Alexander, Maurer,Luiz T. A.  |  Aug 01, 2015
    The report analyzes barriers to and opportunities for private sector participation in district heating (DH) in the Western Balkan countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia, as well as in ...
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Railway Reform in South East Europe and Turkey:

On the Right Track?

Traffic volume significantly declined on the railways of South East Europe in Turkey in 2009 leading to deteriorating financial performance of state-owned railways.


Experts

Arup Banerji

Director for Operations in the European Union

Carlos E. Piñerúa

World Bank Country Manager for Croatia and Slovenia
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Social Safety Nets in Europe and Central Asia:

Preparing for Crisis, Adapting to Demographic Change, and Promoting Employability

Social safety nets in the Europe and Central Asia region responded to protect people's incomes during the global recession, especially where systems were developed before the crisis.