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Banka magazine, Friedrich Ebert Foundation and Institute of Public Finance invite you to the Novinarski dom, Perkovčeva 2 on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 to attend the international conference Which policies the labour market should use to fight the crisis? The participants of the conference are Heiner Flassbeck, consultant and former chief economist of UNCTAD; Ivo Bičanić from the faculty of Business and Economics in Zagreb and Predrag Bejaković from the Institute of Public Finance.
The annual award ceremony of the prof. dr. Marijan Hanzekovic Foundation was held on Friday, 29th November. In the regular category the 50,000 kn prize, the diploma and medal was won by Velibor Mačkić (Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb) for the paper Političko-proračunski ciklusi na uzorku hrvatskih gradova. In the student category the 15,000 kn prize, the diploma and medal was won by Bruna Škarica (Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb) for the paper Determinants of Non-Performing Loans in Central and Eastern European Countries.
The members of the award committee for 2013 were Mihaela Bronić (Institute of Public Finance, Zagreb); Dražen Derado (Faculty of Economics, Split); Primož Dolenc (Faculty of Management, University of Primorska, Koper); Zrinka Živković Matijević (Raiffeisenbank Austria, Zagreb) and Katarina Ott (Institute of Public Finance, Zagreb).
The awarded papers is published in the journal Financial Theory and Practice No. 1/14.
In the Press Release named Package of legislative amendments for a better Croatian regional policy Anto Bajo and Marko Primorac comment amendments to five laws the Government sent to parliamentary procedure under an emergency procedure on November 14, 2013. The laws specifically govern the allocation of tax reliefs and grants from the government budget to underdeveloped local government units.