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Parliamentary Testimony

Belarusian economy: an overview

Presentation at the European Parliament – Delegation for Relations with Belarus.

By: and Date: March 10, 2016 Topic: European Parliament

Marek Dabrowski delivered a presentation on the Belarussian economy for the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Belarus, on 3 March 2016.

 

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Belarus: a test for Europe’s foreign policy?

The forced landing of an internal EU flight is just the latest development in the President of Belarus’ efforts to cling to power.

By: The Sound of Economics Topic: European governance Date: June 1, 2021
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Economic reform in Belarus: how can we overcome old legacies and dependency and what can Europe do?

Political change in Belarus also requires deep economic reforms - what next for the country?

Speakers: Aleś Alachnovič, Anders Åslund, Marek Dabrowski, Vassilis Maragos and Elina Ribakova Topic: Global economy and trade, Macroeconomic policy Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Date: November 13, 2020
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Are economic and political freedoms interrelated?

Democracy has not always accompanied market economy. But in modern societies, economic and political freedoms are increasingly interconnected. Democracy and market economy can support each other. This is particularly true in post-communist economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Thus, authoritarian tendencies observed in these and other regions can negatively affect quality of economic policy and governance.

By: Marek Dabrowski and Bruegel Topic: Global economy and trade Date: October 10, 2018
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The Belarusian economy: are real changes on the way?

At this event we discussed where the economy of Belarus is heading, and what this implies for the EU.

Speakers: Kateryna Bornukova, Rumen Dobrinsky, Robert Kirchner, Dzmitry Kruk, Alexander Zaborovski, Georg Zachmann and Bruegel Topic: Macroeconomic policy Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Date: March 9, 2017
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Belarus: time to reform

Belarus must speed up its transition to a market economy, in order to return to growth and to avoid a new balance of payments crisis. But such reform will face economic, social and political challenges

By: Marek Dabrowski and Bruegel Topic: Global economy and trade Date: February 1, 2016
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Policy Contribution

Belarus at a crossroads

Despite the slow pace of market reforms, the Belarusian economy recorded quite impressive growth until recently. However the Belarus growth ‘miracle’ cannot be continued, and the reforms that are needed might be difficult to implement. The potential hardship facing Belarus could be at least partly cushioned by external assistance.

By: Marek Dabrowski and Bruegel Topic: Global economy and trade Date: January 21, 2016