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Government's report on the 2011-2015
Published: February 1, 2016

In the Press Release entitled Government's report on the 2011-2015 term of office - We write at length, because there is “no time” to be concise Anto Bajo and Marko Primorac indicate the shortcomings of the Report on the work of the outgoing government.

To the Government and the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia
Published: January 26, 2016

In the new Newsletter To the Government and the Parliament of the Republic of Croatia the Institute of Public Finance addresses its position on key issues concerning public sector economics and public finances. With the support of Parliament, the Government will have to formulate effective short-term and long-term reform strategies, plans and programmes and insist on their implementation, despite the expected interest group resistance. No one involved in this should expect to be celebrated or popular, but the only way out of the country's economic crisis is through thorough structural reforms toward a more efficient public sector and economy in general, fiscal consolidation and higher competitiveness, employment levels and economic growth.

Considering the fact that the Government and the Parliament will have to pass the new budget shortly, we have prepared a special A Brief guide to the National Budget Process which provides for an overview of a very complicated process of enacting the state budget in a concise manner.

About public-private partnership and concession contracts
Published: January 7, 2016

In Newsletter entitled When do liabilities from public-private partnership and concession contracts become the part of the general government debt? Anto Bajo and Damir Juričić shows the statistical treatment of transactions resulting from concession and PPP contracts, which – due to the shortage of budgetary revenues – could be used more frequently in the financing of projects of national interest in the Republic of Croatia.


Local budget transparency
On 17 June 2015 the Institute of Public Finance presented the results of a large research project related to local budget transparency, which for the first time included all 576 local government units in Croatia.

To make the results more accessible and easier to read, the Institute published an interactive map that shows the status of each local government unit.

Competitiveness of the Croatian labour force
Published: 2004
ISBN: 953-6047-50-0
American Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Institute of Public Finance have researched the competitiveness of the Croatian labour force, based on the belief that human resources...
Press Releases
In the Press Release titled National budget transparency - a deterioration in the quality and comprehensiveness of government revenue and expenditure information, Mihaela Bronić and Ivica Urban analyse the scores in the Open Budget Index 2015, the only independent and internationally comparable indicator used for periodic measurement of central government budget openness (transparency).

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