Policy Papers

Policy papers - applied research on economics that is practically oriented to form a strategy for promoting economic growth and improving the quality of economic policy in Belarus.
The Situation of Vulnerable Children and Adolescents in Belarus. Overview of Evidence and Investments in Data
The report provides a nationally representative assessment of the scale and prevalence of violence against children (VAC) in the home, schools, institutions and communities. With focus on specific environments, the analysis examines prevention and response measures undertaken by different stakeholders to protect children from violence.
Anastasiya Luzgina|Marc Pilkington| 25.08.2021
Philosophy of Monetary Policy and Fintech in Belarus: Main Trends and Interconnection Through the Prism of Narrative Approach
In the first part of the work, through the philosophical approach, the development of the monetary policy of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus is considered, including the analysis of the possibilities of transition to the inflation targeting regime, taking into account the study of the narrative approach. In the second part of the study, the authors consider the fintech market of the country, the formation of which was made possible largely due to the developed IT sector.
Nadzeya Batava|Irina Tochitskaya|Yauheniya Shershunovich| 28.07.2021
Circular Economy Development Potential in Belarus
The paper evaluates the circular economy development potential in Belarus.
Siarhei Sysoyeu|Natalja Apanasovich|Valentina Moskva|Anastasia Luzgina| 13.07.2021
Food Bank Development Strategy: Case of Belarus
This paper analyzes the work of food banks in Sweden, Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.  The annual volume of food products turns into food waste in Belarus is estimated. Also, several possible strategies for the development of Belarusian food bank are proposed.
Siarhei Sysoyeu|Natalja Apanasovich| 07.07.2021
Circular Economy Indicators: Review of Foreign Experience and Оpportunities for Belarus
The policy paper analyzes circular economy indicators of companies developed by foreign researchers, statistical agencies, and international consulting companies.