New Year's Gifts for Children
On Friday, December 21st 2018, Santa Clause visited the Institute of Economic Sciences and surprised the employees¢ kids with New Year's performance, sweets and gifts.
Conference “Economics of Tobacco Taxation” was organized in Belgrade on December 11th, 2018. More than fifty researchers and tobacco taxation experts from the region and beyond took participation in this event. The aim of this conference was the dissemination of high-quality research results and policy outputs about tobacco taxation in the CEE region, for Government policymakers, civil society and international organisations, and researchers.
Svečana akademija povodom 60 godina postojanja IEN
Institut ekonomskih nauka je 4.12.2018. održao svečanu akademiju povodom obeležavanja 60 godina od osnivanja. U prostoru Aerokluba okupilo se više od 100 učesnika koji su svojim prisustvom uveličali događaj organizovan povodom obeležavanja jubileja. Pored sadašnjih zaposlenih pozivu se odazvao veliki broj bivših radnika Instituta, kao i predstavnici institucija sa kojima IEN uspešno sarađuje. Skupu se na početku obratio državni sekretar Ministarstva prosvete, nauke i tehnološkog razvoja.
Uručene su redovne nagrade, i to, nagrada „Ana Jaško“ koja je dodeljena Marku Vladisavljeviću za najbolji naučni rad mladih istraživača, dok je nagrada za životno delo „Branko Horvat“ uručena prof. dr Božu Draškoviću.
On November 13th a national conference was held as a part of the dissemination activities within the project Analysis of economic and legal aspects of the application of polluter pays principle. Researchers from the Institute of Economic Sciences and the Faculty of Law and Economy presented the results of project activities. The conference was organized in Novi Sad at the premises of the Faculty of Law and Economy as our partner on the project. Presentation of the results was attended by the scientific community, as well as representatives of the City Administration for the Protection of the Environment of the City of Novi Sad, who is the financier of this project. The papers presented at the conference were published in a monograph titled „Legal and economic aspects of the application of the polluter pays principle“.
X Annual scientific conference
On 1 November 2018 at the Institute of Economic Sciences was held the International Scientific Conference "Theoretical and Empirical Aspects of Economic Science - 60 years of Challenges and Opportunities". The conference had a special significance, since it was organized to mark the 60th anniversary of the Institute of Economic Sciences.
Јournal Nacionalna mreža srednjih preduzeća u Republici Srbiji
The third issue of journal titled "Nacionalna mreža srednjih preduzeća u Republici Srbiji (NMSP)" was published.
The Third Research Project Meeting „Accelerating Progress on Effective Tobacco Tax Policies in Low and Middle Income Countries“
The third research meeting of all national team representatives in Western Balkan countries consortium related to the international project „ Accelerating Progress on Effective Tobacco Tax Policies in Low and Middle Income Countries“ was held at the Institute of Economic Sciences, during the September 17th and 18th. This project is supported by the University Illinois in Chicago and funded by the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Product Use. The Institute of Economic Science is the regional coordinator of this research among countries in Western Balkan.
Professor Steven B. Caudill visits IES
Steven B.Caudill, Kaye Distinguished Professor & Chair at Florida Atlantic University,visited IES on 02.08.2018, and delivered a lecture on the application of finite mixture models in economics and finance.
IES Summer School of Econometrics
Between 02.07.2018-05.07.2018, in newly equipped and renovated premises of the Institute of Economic Sciences, the first IES Summer School of Econometrics in Serbia took place. IES Summer School of Econometrics 2018 gathered participants from all countries of the Region, and provided them with the opportunity to work in STATA, one of the most popular and most frequently used statistical packages.
Applied Stata Course
Workshop "Applied Stata Course- Deaton's Model of Price Elasticity Estimation using Household Budget Survey Data" was held at the Institute of Economic Sciences in Belgrade, Serbia during 27th and 28th of June 2018. This Workshop is realized in cooperation with University Illinois in Chicago within research activities on international scientific project „Accelerating Progress on Effective Tobacco Tax Policies in Low and MIddle Income Countries“. Professor Rijo John, Research Fellow at Centre for Public Policy Research, India and Marko Vladisavljevic, Junior Researcher at Institute of Economic Sciences were lecturers during course.
Journal Economic Outlook
Forth issue of journal SEE-6 Economic Outlook has been published.
Acreditation of the IES
On 3 November 2015, the Committee on Accreditation of scientific and research organizations of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development passed the Decision on accreditation of the Institute of Economic Sciences in Belgrade, Zmaj Jovina 12, as a scientific Institute in the field of social sciences - economics, to conduct scientific and research activities, as it meets the requirements of the Law on Scientific and Research Activities.
The National convent on the European Union (NCEU) is a platform that, in the name of the civil society, gathers the working groups that cover the whole negotiation process with the task to, by communicating directly with the national expert teams, assist and improve the national position in the negotiation process of Serbia's accession to the European Union, but also to protect public and general social interest, as well as to control the fulfillment of what we commit to the EU in the negotiation process. The managers of the NCEU working groups from IES are Marko Malović, PhD and Aleksandar Zdravkovic, MA.