• Evidence Based Policy - Macroeconomic Research Center

That is not the solution

The president of Belarus once again took up arms against imports at the beginning of April. Candidates of economic sciences Leonid Zlotnikov and Vladimir Akulich in a regular issue of  ‘The Bank Messenger’  have laid out in figures, why the strategic problem of the re-industrialization of the country and increasing competitiveness should be solved in […]

The narrow gauge

In recent years, in assessing the economic efficiency of the activities of managers and organizations in Belarus, there has been a shift  not towards  the use of  gross indicators but towards the use of the qualitative indicators. But, first of all, the Belarusian economy is not a market economy, because the prices are tightened to […]

The mask is thrown off

During the government’s report on March 3, 2018, the president asked why the prices for milk products exceed inflation rates (the forecast inflation rate for 2018 is 6%). And he demanded from the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade (MART) to restore order in pricing. Actually, MART was created for these purposes in 2016, after […]