The growth of labor productivity is the primary economic objective that enables strengthening of competitiveness of the domestic economy and stable development.
Report “Creating a more favorable business environment for decreasing informal (grey) economy in the Republic of Srpska” reveals what employers in the Republic of Srpska see as main causes of grey economy and where we stand on these matters in comparison with Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia and Austria.
The aim of this analysis is to provide information for public discussion on the initiative by the Government of the Republic of Srpska for a labor taxation decrease by 1.4% of the gross wage. This initiative has been included in the Draft law on changes and amendments to the law on social contributions adopted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska on March 4, 2015, and put for public discussion.
Research work on the position of youth at the labor market.
The announcement by the Government of the Republic of Srpska to introduce a 200 BAM tax-exempt portion of wages is surely a welcome measure. This tax exemption is clearly insufficient, however, when we consider policies being adopted by neighboring and EU countries in their attempts to tackle the dire state of the labor market and macroeconomic trends.
Analysis made within the twelfth issue of Quarterly Economic Monitor.
Central topic of the eleventh issue of Quarterly Economic Monitor.