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.
Irina Tochitskaya|Yauheniya Shershunovich|Natalya Makaeva|Alena Artsiomenka| 10.02.2020
Green economy as a new trend for the business in Belarus
The aim of the work is to identify how the business in Belarus responds to the development of green and circular economy in the country and in the world. The research was conducted on the basis of the Executive MBA program of IPM Business School.
Yauheniya Shershunovich|Irina Tochitskaya| 30.12.2019
Waste Management in Industrial Enterprises of Belarus: When the Amount Matters
This paper presents the results of the survey on waste management and third-party secondary raw materials usage at Belarusian industrial enterprises.
Yauheniya Shershunovich|Nadzeya Batava|Petr Sachek|Irina Tochitskaya| 24.12.2019
Circular Economy in Belarusian Agriculture
The paper presents results of the survey of agricultural producers on waste management and factors affecting a reuse of their waste.
Nadzeya Batava|Yauheniya Shershunovich|Irina Tochitskaya| 10.09.2019
Barriers to the Circular Economy: Evidence From Belarus
The paper presents the results of the enterprises surveys regarding the barriers to the development of the circular economy. The analysis has revealed that in general the enterprises surveyed positively evaluate the existing legislation in Belarus that regulates issues concerning waste management, but identify a number of other significant barriers.
Yauheniya Shershunovich|Irina Tochitskaya| 09.09.2019
State vs. Private Companies: Differences in Waste Management
This paper presents an analysis of the survey results on how enterprises in Belarus manage their waste and use secondary raw materials. It was examined whether an effectiveness of waste management depends on the form of the enterprise ownership.
Petr Sachek|Yauheniya Shershunovich|Irina Tochitskaya| 08.09.2019
Decision-Making in Waste Management at Belarusian enterprises: Survey Results
The paper presents the survey results analysis on waste management and factors affecting the possibility of using waste to make a new products. A relation between the size of the enterprise, the amount of waste and the way it was handled has been studied.