Economist and Political Scientist
There’s no doubt that forming a regional market might unshackle intraregional trade and make the Western Balkans a more attractive investment destination. However, there are deeper considerations that must be taken into account when gauging the motivations and ultimate benefits
Focus: Election year 2020 and reforms – Are we already feeling the impact?
Although Serbia has for years been living in a state of permanent election campaigning, current developments are adding new steam to political dynamics, thus capturing the attention of the international and national public, and making the upcoming 2020 elections a hotter issue than previous votes. However, political responses are failing to address strategic societal and economic challenges that require the close attention of the incumbent government and political contenders
Vladimir Gligorov, Economist And Political Analyst
There is always the risk of losing elections, so why would a government with a solid parliamentary majority – as the Serbian government certainly commands – call for early elections in the middle of its current mandate? Would those elections not slow down implementation of the current government programme?