Исследовательский Центр ИПМ
Kasrtyčnicki Ekanamičny Forum

Policy Discussion Papers

Discussion papers series of the IPM Research Center address specific problems of the Belarusian economy. The papers are based on the results of applied research, respective literature/international experience analysis and discuss possible solutions of the contemporary economic problems of Belarus.

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?

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?