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Round Table: The Hidden Economy in Bulgaria: Policy Responses to the Economic Crisis
On 10 December 2009 the Center for the Study of Democracy and Friedrich Ebert Foundation organized the annual round table on the challenges that the hidden economy posed to the development and competitiveness of Bulgaria. This year the thematic focus was on implemented government policies to tackle the global financial crisis and their effect on the dynamics of hidden economy. more »
Discussion Forum: The Grey Economy: Impact on the Development of Bulgaria and Measures to Address the Problems
On 19 June 2007 the „Na svetlo“ („In the light“) initiative organized a discussion forum entitled The Grey Economy: Impact on the Development of Bulgaria and Measures to Address the Problems. Mr. Petkan Iliev, Senior Fellow at the Economic Program of the Center for the Study of Democracy took part in the event. more »
Ninth Annual Anticorruption Policy Forum
On 23 April 2007 the Center for the Study of Democracy held the Ninth Annual Anticorruption Policy Forum. The Forum is a high profile public event for anti-corruption initiatives, supporting the efforts of civil society and public institutions in the fight against corruption. The eighth consecutive Corruption Assessment Report, entitled “Anti-Corruption Reforms in Bulgaria: Key Results and Risks” was presented and discussed by the participants. The report presents an overview of anti-corruption reforms in Bulgaria in 2006 and 2007. more »
Round Table: Corruption and Tax Compliance
On 18 October 2005 the Center for Study of Democracy and Coalition 2000 organized a round table to present the analytical report Corruption and Tax Compliance. Policy and Administration Challenges. The Deputy Minister of Interior, Mr. Boyko Kotzev, made the opening remarks and stated that the Ministry of Interior applies effectively the best practices of the EU countries in preventing corruption within the Ministry. more »

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The Hidden Economy in Bulgaria and the Global Economic Crisis
This publication provides an overview of the hidden economy dynamics in Bulgaria. The authors make an analysis of the effects of the crisis on the labor market and undeclared work based on the results from the Hidden Economy Monitoring System. още »

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