In the second and third quarters (year-to-year), final consumption expenditures began to show positive growth for the first time since 2014. In the third quarter (year-to-year) for the first time (starting from the 1st quarter of 2015), gross accumulation made a positive contribution to the overall growth. At the same time, in the second and […]
In 2017 the number of employed in the Belarusian economy continued to decrease. The employment rate has been steadily declining for the last 7 years. The main reason for that is the aging of the population. On one hand, the demographic transition reduces the rate of unemployment. On the other hand, in the conditions of […]
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Most of the indicators that characterize the state of payment of labor point out a gradual recovery of the income level of the population in Belarus from October 2016. In the first half of 2017 there was a slowdown in the rate of decline in the real wage fund (WF), and in the second half […]
The Russian media widely inform their readers about the large number of poor people in the Baltic countries and in the EU as a whole. However, as a rule, these publications do not explain that the concepts of poverty in Western countries on one hand and in Belarus, Russia and the CIS countries on the […]