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Public Finance Review: Restructuring Spending for Stability and Growth
Public Finance Review: Restructuring Spending for Stability and Growth
December 16, 2014Zagreb

The event gathered key policy makers from various ministries and government agencies, the international community, parliamentarians, economists, think-tanks, academia and NGOs.

Public Finance Review: Restructuring Spending for Stability and Growth report analyzes the key issues that are standing in the way of strengthening macroeconomic stability and of laying the foundations for a robust economic recovery.

Launched today with the Croatian Ministry of Finance, the Public Finance Review recommends that reducing the fiscal deficit and reversing the rising public debt through a restructuring of public spending, and creating the fiscal space for the absorption of large European Union (EU) funds would lay the ground for sustainable long-term growth.

The event gathered key policy makers from various ministries and government agencies, the international community, parliamentarians, economists, think-tanks, academia and NGOs.


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

13:30 – 14:00

Registration and coffee

14:00 –14:30

 

Welcome and introductory remarks

  • H.E. Boris Lalovac, Minister of Finance
  • Ms. Mamta Murthi, Country Director, World Bank
  • Mr. Carlos Piñerúa, Country Manager, World Bank

 

14:30 – 15:15

Presentation of the Report:

Presenter:          

Ms. Sanja Madžarević-Šujster, World Bank

 

 

15:15 – 15:45

 

Discussion

 

Moderators:

Mr. Theo Thomas, Lead Economist, WB

Mr. Maroje Lang, Assistant Minister of Finance

  • Presentation by Sanja Madzarevic-Sujster - English
  • Presentation by Sanja Madzarevic-Sujster - Croatian