Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

Research

One of the main BEROC goals is generating and spreading of new academic and policy knowledge on problems, tendencies and development of Belarusian economy. Academic and policy research aimed at the development of strategy encouraging economic growth and quality improvement of economic policy in Belarus.

Preventing a perfect storm

A perfect economic storm is approaching Belarus. A GDP decline in 2020 has become almost inevitable. In the near future, the Belarusian economy will face new serious difficulties. Competent anticipatory actions - which must be taken immediately - can mitigate the loss of output and incomes, and prevent or limit financial stress.

19 march 2020 Aleh Mazol

Labor market strategies

The aim of this article is to evaluate the strategies of labor market behavior of the Belarusian population according to a survey conducted by the BEROC and IPM Research Center and BEROC that is a part of a study of the attitude of the Belarusian population to the social protection system.

19 march 2020 Natalya Shcherbinа

How the child changes the labor market behavior of parents

Most families change their usual way of living with the birth of a child. They "maneuver" in search of a more effective distribution of childcare responsibilities, and adjust their work strategies to the needs of children.

6 march 2020

Economic Outlook - the Third and Fourth Quarters 2019

BEROC presents the Economic Outlook - the third and fourth quarters 2019.

3 march 2020 Natalya Shcherbinа

Affordable, effective and just? How people see the Belarusian system of social support for families with children

Why after a decade of steady birth rate growth, Belarus finds itself again on the edge of demographic crisis and almost continuous "improvement of support measures for families with children" still have not made it possible to stabilize the fertility rate at the level of simple reproduction of the population?

18 february 2020 Lev Lvovskiy, Viktar Fedaseyeu

Personal Financial Incentives and Corporate Campaign Contributions

The authors argue that low levels of corporate political participation can be rationalized by the financial incentives of employees and shareholders who are the ultimate source of corporate contributions. Since even large firm-level benefits are trivial for individuals with small equity-stakes, few people have sufficient incentives to contribute.

3 february 2020 Kateryna BornukovaLev Lvovskiy

FREE Policy Brief: Does Gender Diversity Actually Matter?

20 january 2020 Maryia AkulavaLev Lvovskiy

FROGEE Policy Brief: Economics of Childbearing and Pronatalist Policies

30 december 2019 Aleh Mazol

Measuring fiscal multipliers for the Belarusian economy

This study is devoted to the theoretical concepts of fiscal multipliers and their assessment for the Belarusian economy, in particular the magnitudes of these multipliers for the revenue and spending parts of the budget of Belarus.

24 december 2019 Nadzeya Batava, Petr Sachek, Yauheniya Shershunovich, Irina Tochitskaya

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.

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