The section contains presentations of the conference speakers and additional materials -publications on conference topics prepared by organizations whose representatives take part in the conference, either directly by its participants.

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.

12 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?

28 august 2017 Irina Tochitskaya

Belarus’ export activities indicators in 1998-2016: what are the chances for growth?

They study aimed to analyze the indicators characterizing Belarus’s export activity in 1998-2016 to determine how the structure and complexity of the national export basket, its competitive advantages, extent of foreign market penetration and involvement in global value chains altered during the period.

28 august 2017  Gleb Shymanovich

Poverty and socially vulnerable groups in Belarus: the cosequences of 2015-2016 recession

This issue of the “Poverty and Socially Vulnerable Groups in Belarus” Bulletin examines the various aspects of absolute and relative poverty in Belarus’s constituent regions. The research relied on the data generated under the Household Budget Survey in 2013-2016.

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?

16 january 2017 Alexander Chubrik

KEF-2016 "Reforms for Inclusive Growth": Key Findings and Recommendations

The material was prepared by Alexander Chubrik based on the speeches of "Reforms for Inclusive Growth" conference that took place in Minsk on November, 3-4 2016 within Kastryčnicki Ekanamičny Forum.