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The second school of economic analysis

The second Macrocenter’s school of economic analysis on macroeconomic modeling was held from February to May 2018. Participants attended courses on applied econometrics in the EViews environment, on linear programming models in the MATLAB environment, on seasonality data correcting in the JDemetra environment. The courses were held by senior researchers and associate experts of the […]

Macroeconomic review of Belarus. January-December 2017

The review presents 200 graphs with the main macroeconomic indicators that characterize the state of the four main sectors of the Belarusian economy, as well as individual financial flows between them. The information presented in the review is  based on official statistics and calculations of Macrocenter employees. The review can be useful for professional participants in […]

Zipf’s rule and its significance in forecasting the development of cities of Belarus

In today’s regional analysis, the trend of reducing the number of small towns and urban migration processes in major regional centers and the city of Minsk is very important. In previous years in Belarus, under the influence of administrative management methods, which characterize 1950-90s, cities were created artificially, which turned into mono-cities in the future. […]