Kateryna Bornukova|Uladzimir Valetka|Jose Cuesta| Gleb Shymanovich| 29.12.2020UNICEF Policy Brief: Commitment To Equity For Children: Redistributive Effects And Efficiency Of Social Assistance To Households With Children In Belarus
The main objective of the study was to understand the redistributive effects of social and fiscal policies on children in Belarus. Accordingly, researchers considered not only monetary poverty but also multidimensional child poverty (MDCP).
Kateryna Bornukova|Jose Cuesta|Gleb Shymanovich|Uladzimir Valetka| 15.12.2020Commitment To Equity For Children: Redistributive Effects And Efficiency Of Social Assistance To Households With Children In Belarus
This paper seeks to inform the understanding of the distributional impact of taxes and public spending on children in Belarus.
31.10.2019Belarus tends to face a ‘systemic fragility’
From a short-term perspective and ‘local’ view, this does not seem to change the environment considerably. According to such view, given the commitment of the authorities to monetary and financial stability (since 2015 it seems to be rather firm) the decay of the ‘recovery growth mark-up’ does not mean anything except weaker growth of incomes. However, from a longer-term perspective and a ‘big picture’ view, one can detect such kind of threats.
Aleh Mazol| 26.03.2019Development of the P2P Lending Market: Peculiarities of Functioning and International Experience of Development
The paper is devoted to the P2P lending companies’ activities. The paper gives the definition of crowdlending (P2P lending), describes specific features of this activity and presents its main advantages and disadvantages. The research defines the types of P2P lending and describes the main models of the crowdlending online platforms’ functioning.
Nadezhda Batova|Pyotr Sachek|Irina Tochitskaya| 20.12.2018On the Way to Green Growth: Window Opportunities of Circular Economy
The paper deals with opportunities of circular economy for ensuring green growth. Analysis and comparison of concepts of sustainable development, green and circular economy revealed that despite similarity there is a differences in ways of their implementation. It is shown that the green economy is one of a tool for achieving sustainable development, and the circular economy acts as a practical way of putting it into effect. The concept of circular economy is interlinked with various scientific schools of environmental economic system, each of which can be considered as directions of its development.
Aleh Mazol| 09.03.2018Institutions and economic development
The quality of institutions is a major factor in the success or failure of nations and a fundamental source of differences in per capita income between countries. This work is devoted to the analysis of the definition of institutions and studies their impact on the economic development of developed and developing countries. The state of institutional development in Belarus for 1996-2015 is assessed, and the directions of further development of institutions based on the experience of other countries are considered.