Исследовательский Центр ИПМ
Kasrtyčnicki Ekanamičny Forum

Research

The majority of publications prepared by the IPM Research Center are grounded on applied research. Theoretical and methodological foundations of the empirical work can be found in the Center’s working papers, while policy discussion papers and policy papers interpret research outcomes and formulate policy recommendations. Experts use data provided the national statistical bodies, including Belstat, National Bank, Ministry of Finance, and international organizations, as well as the results obtained from public opinion polls of the population and business.

25 october 2017 Ben Slay

Towards the “Minsk Consensus”: Some personal reflections

This note is an attempt by a (co-)creator to explain what the “Minsk Consensus” is (or might be), and how it may be of broader use. It is intended as an instrument for further reflection and discussion at the Kastryčnicki Economic Forum.

11 october 2017 Alexander Chubrik

Reforms in Belarus after the cancelled IMF program: Totem and taboo

Why Belarusian authorities appeared to be so reluctant to even modest structural change expected by the Fund? Have they abandoned idea of reforms, or have they chosen to follow the reform path, but one of their own?

Fiscal Incidence in Belarus: A Commitment to Equity Analysis

The paper employs the Commitment to Equity framework to present fiscal incidence analysis for Belarus. It reveals that fiscal policies in Belarus effectively redistribute income from the top to the bottom of the income distribution.

01 march 2017 Alexander Chubrik

A few remarks on the Decree #3

What was the purpose of the Decree #3 that involved the government machinery at all levels into solution of the problem that have not existed before its adoption?