Projects

Adaptation of Industrial Relations towards the New Forms of Work

The Center for Economic Development is implementing an international project “The Adaptation of Industrial Relations towards the New Forms of Work” in partnership with think tanks from Romania, Poland, Croatia, Czech Republic, and FYROM. The project is financed by DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion-European Commission. Project documents the magnitude and potential growth of the new forms […]

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Industrial Relations in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges Ahead of Economic Recovery

The Center for Economic Development (CED), Bulgaria, and its partners Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Croatia, European College of University of Tartu, Estonia, Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM), FYROM, Institute of  Public Affairs (IPA), Poland, Institute for Public Policy (IPP), Romania and Research Institute for Labor and Social Affairs (RILSA), Czech […]

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Potential impacts on the UK of future migration from Bulgaria and Romania

Report

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The economic crisis impact on Industrial relations national systems: Policy responses as key recovery tools

Project: The economic crisis impact on Industrial relations national systems: Policy responses as key recovery tools Commencing on December 1, 2011 the Center for Economic Development as the leading organization together with its partners the Center for Research and Policy Making (the FYR of Macedonia), Euro College of University of Tartu (Estonia), Economic Policy Research […]

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Investment Reform Index (IRI) Project

The IRI Project is developed in the context of the Investment Compact for South East Europe. The Investment Reform Index (IRI) is a tool for the SEE countries to measure and communicate progress on key dimensions of investment policy reform. The IRI’s main objective is to encourage the investment reform process, and it is also […]

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Involvement of Business in a More Efficient Fight Against Corruption in Velingrad Municipality

Project “Involvement of Business in a More Efficient Fight Against Corruption in Velingrad Municipality” (January 2004 – September 2004). The project was implemented under the program “Civil Society Against Corruption” of Coalition 2000 ( http://www.anticorruption.bg/bg/project2004.htm ) with the financial support of USAID. The local partner was Association “Regional Development Agency-Velingrad”. The major goal of the […]

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Economists` view on the Bulgarian energy sector

On 27 April 2004 the Center for Economic Development together with the Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources organized a round table “Economists view on the Bulgarian energy sector”. The round table had the objective to discuss topical issues in the area of export of electricity, nuclear power, gas power plants as an alternative to […]

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Overcoming the Digital Divide: Integrating Bulgarian Business into the New Economy

The idea behind the project was to make an assessment of the current degree of diffusion of ICT technologies among business and citizens in Bulgaria, as well as to analyze the voids and gaps in the existing legal framework. On the basis of the results of the research work CED’s experts identified measures to increase […]

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Public policy analysis under the Democracy Network Program in the areas: competitiveness, SME development, tax policy and pension reform

From the beginning of 2000 to the end of 2002 the Center for Economic Development took an active part in the successful implementation of the three-year project under the Democracy Network of USAID. The CED’s main goal was to increase citizens’ participation in public policy formulation and implementation, and thus – the responsiveness of national […]

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Econ.bg – the Business Internet portal of Bulgaria

The Portal ECON.BG is an Internet-based medium and guide in Bulgarian and in English. It was created as the deliverable from a joint project of the Center for Economic Development and USAID and was launched in the Bulgarian Internet space on 25 April 2001. Currently ECON.BG is accessed by over 100, 000 visitors daily, who […]

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