How can the EU support Belarus’ private business to compensate the sanctions? The EU can unilaterally liberalise trade in services with Belarus for 12 to 24 months, prolongation conditional on
How Much Belarus’ State-Owned Companies Cost?
How much could Belarus government get if selling Top-20 of its state-owned giants? Our colleague Maksim Adaskievich* argues that if for some reason (e.g. a desperate need for funds) the
COVID-19 and the Belarusian Economy: 4 issues
CASE Belarus made its own research on how COVID-19 and the Belarusian economy did together . We realise that it is rather early to assess the net impact of COVID-19 on the
Going Westwards? Circular Migration from Belarus to Poland, Slovakia, and Czechia
According to CASE Belarus estimates, in 2017 the number of Belarusian labour migrants in the EU was around 100,000 people, not that much for a 9.5 mln country. That figure
Belarus’ financial sector in post-COVID economy
What does financial sector of Belarus have to say to put the economy back on track? Belarus has lost 0.9% of its GDP in 2020. When COVID slows down,
Economic Value Added (EVA) of Belarusian Economy and its Sectors
CASE Belarus team has utilised the concept of Economic Value Added (EVA) to discover how the Belarusian economy has changed over the last ten years . What is EVA? Economic
Three Scenarios for Belarusian Economy
Will the Belarusian Economy survive if the protests continue? What is the key to economic recovery? In the recent issue of showCASE, CASE Belarus Managers, Sierž Naŭrodski and Aleś Alachnovič, discuss
Construction Export Policy for Belarus in 2020
What are the key challenges in construction policy for Belarus today to spur the export of construction services from Belarus? Some 5 years ago, export revenue from construction services
Transport Policy Challenges for Belarus in 2020
CASE Belarus team has discovered what are the key challenges in transport policy for Belarus today to spur the export of transport services from Belarus. Under different scenarios,
Non-IT Services Export from Belarus: status-quo and potential
Over the past 20 years, the share of services in total exports from Belarus has grown almost 1.4 times from 12.6% in 2000 to 17.4% in 2019. At the same
5 Lessons For Belarus from CEE Economic Transformation
What would be the 5 key lessons for Belarus after 30 Years of Economic Transformation in CEE? It seems that the economic authorities of Belarus have sustained more transformation
Belarus Economy in 2017
Macroeconomic Review of Belarus represent the unique panorama in over 100 graphs and tables of the key economic indicators covering all sectors of Belarusian economy: real sector, fiscal sector, monetary
Vulnerable Employment in Machinery in Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine: Setting a Common Policy Agenda (2016)
Lead Organization: Belarusian Congress Of Democratic Trade Unions Partners: Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine, Labour Institute, CASE Belarus Project duration: 1 May 2016- 30 November 2016
Economic Trends in Belarus
"Economic Trends in Belarus" is a new analytical product launched by CASE Belarus. The overview of main trends in the Belarusian economy in the recent months is based on the data presented in a quarterly issue of the Macroeconomic Review of Belarus. Unlike the Review which represents the unique panorama of the Belarusian economy in over 100 graphs and tables, the Economic Trends in Belarus describe the changes in the economy and economic policy analytically.
The Macroeconomic Review of Belarus
Quarterly issues of the Macroeconomic Review of Belarus represent the unique panorama in over 100 graphs and tables of the key economic indicators covering all sectors of Belarusian economy: real sector, fiscal sector, monetary sector, and external sector. There are less words, more data. We expect the Macroeconomic Review to be helpful for a wide range of local and external stakeholders interested in Belarus economy in general: from academia and public authorities to representatives of international organisations.
The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI): dynamics of the position of Belarus (2015-2016)
CASE Belarus implements the study using a unique micro-data from the 2012 poll jointly run by the Ministry of Economy of Belarus and CASE Belarus. The survey of Belarusian companies executives is to evaluate business opinion about the competitiveness of the economy using WEF methodology. Using results of other surveys and macroeconomic data of different international sources, the analysis of the potential place of Belarus in GCI report is performed.
Mapping out vulnerable sectors in the Eastern Partnership countries – structural change, Visegrad experience and relevance for EU policy (2015-2016)
CASE Belarus has joined the consortium led by Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies HAS in Budapest, Hungary, to overview the macroeconomic relevance of vulnerable sectors of EaP countries and give further sectoral analyses on two major segments, namely the machine-building industry and the energy and energy-intensive chemical sectors.
Capital and labour market in Belarus: equal status for long run growth
CASE Belarus implemented the study of relationship between development of capital and labour market of the country – two factor markets that make companies operate and grow, provide citizens with jobs and salaries. We argue that full employment in Belarus leads to underdevelopment of financial market in Belarus, thus creating barriers for companies in getting capital for further investments. The results of the study are presented in two new analytical research reports.
Raising Awareness About The Transition (2012)
In 2012 CASE Belarus was operating a project titled “Raising Awareness About The Transition To Market Economy Among Young Professionals In Belarus” within Polish Aid 2012 programme. The aim of the project was the formation and assistance of Belarusian centres that gather competent professionals in the field of economic transition and impact evaluation of market economy institutions.
ENPI — Costs and Benefits of Labour Mobility between the EU and the Eastern Partnership Partner Countries (2011-2012)
In 2011-2012 CASE Belarus was a subcontracted member of consortium for EuropeAid project titled “ENPI - Costs and Benefits of Labour Mobility between the EU and the Eastern Partnership Partner Countries”.
Building Economic Research Capacity On EU-Belarus Relations (2011-2012)
In 2011-2012 CASE Belarus was operating a research capacity building project aimed at enhancing of EU-Belarus economic relations studies.
«ACL — Amber Coast Logistics» under Baltic Sea Region program (2011-2014)
CASE Belarus together with another 19 partners has launched 3-year project titled "ACL - Amber Coast Logistics" under Baltic Sea Region program. The project’s main objective is to improve accessibility and logistic processes both via land and sea to strengthen economic ties between emerging countries like Belarus, Russia or Ukraine and EU member states within the BSR.
Private passanger transportation services (2011)
In 2011 CASE Belarus was operating the project titled „The support of private passenger transportation companies by activisation of passenger transport associations“ within Polish Aid 2011 programme. The aim of the project was to enhance development of private passenger transportation services in Belarus.
Domestic brownfields (2011)
In 2011 CASE Belarus has been operating the project titled „The support of small privatization in Belarus by facilitating the access of small and medium entreprises to the commercial property “ within Polish Aid 2011 programme. The aim of the project was to enhance development of private sector in Belarus, specifically, small and medium entreprises (SME), by facilitating their access to unused state-owned commercial property objects.
Inflation targeting (2010)
The project titled „The analytical and technical support of monetary policy aimed at assuring macroeconomic stabilization as an essential condition to carry out market reforms in Belarus“ has been implemented by CASE Belarus in 2010. The aim of the project was the analytical and technical support of National Bank of Belarus, the main institution that is responsible for monetary policy, in order to keep the macroeconomic stability both in the short- and long-term.
Over the edge: myths about EU (2010)
In 2010 CASE Belarus took part in the project titled “Enhancing Research Centres’ Activities in Belarus”, funded by the grant of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Support Programme for NGOs in the Baltic Sea Region. The project was carried out in partnership with Eastern European Studies Centre (EESC, Vilnius, Lithuania) and Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS, Vilnius, Lithuania).
Public transportation services (2009)
In 2009 CASE Belarus was operating the grant of Polish Ministry of Foreing Affairs titled “Fostering private participation in provision of public transportation services in Belarus”. The aim of the project was to create and present the concept of privatization of the public transport services and infrastructure in Belarus.