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  • Shared Prosperity

    A new paper by a team at the World Bank identifies key drivers of poverty for the bottom 40% in the Western Balkans region and provides recommendations on how to design more inclusive policies and interventions. Read More »


By 2050, one in three Bulgarians is projected to be older than 65 and only one in two Bulgarians will be of working age. Read More »

Laura Tuck
Vice President
Chief Economist
Road in Russia

This report covers economic developments, prospects, and policies in six South Eastern European countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. Read More »