Jelena Žarković Rakić, Director of FREN i Mihail Arandarenko, Chairman of the Board of FREN, were invited to participate at the „Labor market and migration across the Eurasian continent“ workshop organized by International Institute for Applied System Analysis – IIASA from Vienna. High level plenary session included speaker such as Jeffrey Sachs (Director, The Earth Institute), and Václav Klaus (... Read more


Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and President of the Interdepartmental Working Group for the implementation of UN Agenda 2030, Kori Udovicki, opened the conference 'How towards sustainable development of Serbia: UN Agenda 2030 "organized by the SeConS development initiative group. The aim of the conference was to widen awareness of the obligations of Serbia in connection with the... Read more


On Thursday, 24 March 2016, FREN held the promotion of the new issue of the Quarterly Monitor - QM43. Professor Milojko Arsic, chief editor of the Quarterly Moniotr, addressed the audience in front of the team of authors of QM and presented the analysis of economic trends and policies in the third quarter of 2015. Mirjana Gligoric presented the analysis "Possibilities of improving the economic... Read more


Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government Kori Udovički opened the 12th European legal and political forum (EPPF) organized by the Republican Secretariat for Public Policy, with technical assistance from the German Agency for International Cooperation GIZ. The focus of the forum were the lack of structure and insufficient capacity in public administration for analysis and... Read more


Roundtable participants tried to answer the following questions: - Whether and to what extent public policy in Serbia is created on the basis of scientific evidence? - Who implements the applicable scientific research, and whether their results and recommendations are used by decision-makers? - How can the role of researchers in the policy-making process be enhanced? Participants: prof. dr... Read more


In the Cultural News of RTS about the book of Thomas Piketty - Equity in the 21st century speaks Jelena Žarković Rakic, director of the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics. LINK: Read more


About poverty, inequality and economic migration on Radio Television of Serbia - Metropolis - speaks Jelena Žarković Rakic, director of the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics. Read more


At this year's Belgrade Security Forum, which brought together over a hundred speakers, 600 domestic and foreign high representatives of European countries and the countries around the world, as well as representatives of the European Union, NATO, the renowned scientific and research institutes, etc., Žarković Jelena Rakic, director of FREN, led a panel entitled: "Here to stay? the Rise of... Read more


On Monday, 02 November 2015 at 11am a round table: "Migrations as social protection: Analysis of socio-economic status of the remittance-receiving households" was organized by FREN. In addition to the representatives of the academic community round table was also attended by the representatives of relevant ministries and government agencies. The round table was held in the framework of the... Read more


30.05.2015. The Foundation for the Advancement of Economics as a local partner of the World Economic Forum on the "Global Competitiveness Report" announced today the results of the latest report on the Global Competitiveness Index. The event was held in the premises of the Serbian Association of Managers attended by Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic, Žarković Jelena Rakic (Director FREN), Jelena... Read more