Within the framework of the project ”Making work pay - the case of Serbia and Macedonia” funded by the Regional Research Promotion Program (RRPP) Western Balkans, on 26 and 27 October 2012 at the University American College in Skopje (UACS),  FREN's research fellows, Sasa Randjelovic and Marko Vladisavljevic, delivered a course on development of tax-benefit micro-simulation model ... Read more


At the conference entitled "Women's entrepreneurship in Serbia - characteristics, barriers and support measures needed" organized by the Ministry of Economy and Finance and UN Women, marking the occasion of the European week of small and medium enterprises, the results of Fren's project "Gender Impact Analysis of Existing Support Measures for Entrepreneurship in Serbia" were presented. FREN's... Read more


In the premises of the Institute of Economic Sciences agreement was signed between the Regional Research Promotion Programme Western Balkans (RRPP) and the Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN) regarding the project Making Work Pay in Western Balkan Countries: The Case of Serbia and Macedonia . The project will be implemented in the period from June 2012 to June 2013. Read more


The promotion of the 29th issue of the "Quarterly Monitor of Economic Trends and Policies in Serbia" will be held at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, Professors' Hall on Tuesday, September 25th, at 11.00 am. Guests were addressed by Joe Lowther, Chief of Party of the USAID Business Enabling Project, Milojko Arsić - Editor in Chief of QM and  Saša Ranđelović, Faculty of... Read more


In 2011 FERN became the local partner of the World Economic Forum on the "Global Competitiveness Report" project, on an ongoing basis. The project consists of gathering the information from the directors of domestic firms in the form of a survey. Based on the results of the survey and internationally comparable data bases GCI (Global Competitiveness Index), as a measure of national... Read more


In cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Belgrade (FES) Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN) organized a lecture by Dr. András Inotai , General Director of the Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, entitled “Management of the costs of crisis management. Personal remarks to the state and... Read more


The promotion of the 28th issue of the "Quarterly Monitor of Economic Trends and Policies in Serbia" was held at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, Professors' Hall on Tuesday, June 19th, at 11.00 am. Guests were addressed by Milojko Arsić - Editor in Chief of QM and Kori Udovički founder and  Editor in Chief of first six issues of QM. Read more


On Friday May 11th a Workshop organized by LSEE Research Network on Social Cohesion in SEE, FREN and Faculty of Economics in Belgrade will be held at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade. The workshop aims to gather the latest research on imbalances between labour demand and supply in the Western Balkan region with special attention to analysis of skill mismatch. It will debate ways to... Read more


A meeting was held between representatives of Standard & Poor's and FREN in the FREN's premises as part of the regular annual audit of the Republic of Serbia's credit ratings. Emphasis, at the meeting, was on current situtaion of Serbia's economy and labour market trends. Main discussion topics were the estimates of the real GDP growth... Read more


On Friday, 06th April a Quarterly presentation was held by The Foundation for the Advancement of Economics at the premesis of National Bank of Serbia. The emphasis of the presentation was on the analysis of macroeconomic developments in Q3-Q4 2011 period and predictions for the current year. Read more