News

17.09.2018

Foundation for the Advancement of Economics - FREN invites you to the Workshop on “Inequality and Social Protection in South East Europe”, which will be held on 22 October at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade. The workshop is organized by the International Inequalities Institute, the London School of Economics - LSE in collaboration with the LSEE Research Network on Social... Read more

19.03.2018

Promotion of the book "Women and Work - Towards a Political Economy of Transition" by Sonja Avlijaš was held on Thursday, 23 March 2018 in the Professors' Hall at the Faculty of Economics. Prof. Dr Jelena Žarković Rakić, prof. Dr Mihail Arandarenko, prof. Dr Radovan Pejanović, editor Bora Babić and the author spoke about the book. Sonja Avlijaš is a researcher at the Laboratory for ... Read more

26.02.2018

Belgrade, 22.02.2018. The goal of the panel discussion, titled "How equal and equitable is health care in Serbia?", organized by FREN and SeConS to mark the 4th edition on the Monitoring Social Situation in Serbia (MONS) web platform, was to present latest data and to open for debate main issues related to health and health care in Serbia. The panellists,   Prof. Slobodan Cvejić, PhD,... Read more

26.12.2017

11.12.2017. ANALYSING INCOME INEQUALITY IN SERBIA: FROM DATA TO POLICY. The study titled "Analyzing Income Inequality in Serbia: From Data to Policy" was presented today in the event Social Dialogue Forum - Income Inequality in Serbia, organized by the Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia and Nezavisnost TUC in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. Inequality in the... Read more

07.12.2017

04-05.12.2017. Within the scientific conference "Economy: Employment and Labour in the 21st Century", organized by the Serbian Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Belgrade, FREN associates presented analyzes of labor market institutions and policies in Serbia, with special emphasis on the position of young people and women. A minister without portfolio in charge... Read more

20.11.2017

Serbia’s public debt and fiscal deficit are lower than projected in the original program agreement between the IMF and the Government of Serbia. Moreover, fiscal restraints have not significantly hampered economic growth over the past three years of program duration. Instead, economic growth has exceeded IMF’s projections at the onset of the implementation of fiscal consolidation measures. This... Read more

23.10.2017

HOW AND TO WHICH EXTENT SHOULD POLITICAL ACTORS RELY ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH   The director of the Foundation for the Advancement of Economic (FREN), Jelena Žarković Rakić, emphasized the importance of understanding the needs and capacities of the main actors in the political decision making process, during the conference Social sciences and political institutions: Challenging the boundaries... Read more

13.10.2017

FREN Chairman of the Board Mihail Arandarenko attends the Annual IMF and World Bank Meeting in Washington, as one of eight invited academic guests of the IMF from around the world. He had the opportunity to meet with Mr. David Lipton, the first deputy of the director of the IMF Kristine Lagard, as well as to participate in the work of several panel discussions on the future of labour, the... Read more

05.10.2017

Belgrade, October 4, 2017. Participants of the panel discussion "Youth in Serbia: Journey From School to Work", organized to present the third issue and topic on the internet platform for monitoring the social situation in Serbia, MONS, noted that the transition from school to work in Serbia is slow, and that the quality of jobs held by young people in the labor market is not satisfactory. In... Read more

04.09.2017

FREN Director Jelena Zarkovic Rakic participated in the work of the Civil Society Forum CSF (Western Balkans Summit Series) held on July 11-12, 2017 in Trieste, Italy. The CSF brought together representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs) to facilitate their impact on the so-called Berlin Process. The CSF covered topics such as Business Environment and Innovation, Rule of Law, Youth... Read more

Pages