"Economic Policy Review" Bulletin ISSN 1313 - 0544

The Premier Institutions for the Study of Economics – LSE

Momtchil Krastev / 29.03.2007
Ever since its founding in 1895, the London School of Economics and Political Science (or simply LSE) has been one of the big names of British higher education. In fact, the school’s influence has gone far beyond the borders of the United Kingdom, and the LSE has established itself as perhaps the top institution for the study of the social sciences anywhere in the world.

Bulgarian telecommunications sector

Veliko Dimitrov / 29.03.2007
I would not discuss the overall objectives of the Law on Telecommunications (LT) as stated in the General provisions since they sound, as in many other normative acts, strongly in favor of creating and maintaining competition, establishing free market principles, proclaiming efficiency, etc. In fact, as in many other areas, this is not exactly the case and in many directions imposed regulations are hampering competition.

Is the Bulgarian Economy Overheating?

Dimitar Chobanov / 29.03.2007
Recent analyses prepared by experts representing different institutions present their views of the economic situation in Bulgaria and comment on both the positive development and the existence of potential risks. Of such nature are the reports prepared by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission, and different rating agencies.

Transparency and Economic Growth

Svetla Kostadinova / 29.03.2007
It is already obvious to everyone that the proposed amendments to the Law on Access to Public Information are illogical, irrational, truly disturbing, and must therefore not be passed. What is the issue in brief?

Global Index of Outsourcing Destinations for 2006

Metodi V. Metodiev / 29.03.2007
Last week, the official results of the annual index of the consulting company A.T.Kearney, determining the most attractive destinations for conducting certain activities, also known as outsourcing (outsourcing - Outside Resource Using) was released.

For those who do not pay social security - jail?

Adriana Mladenova / 29.03.2007
Do people who don’t pay the whole amount of their social security taxes deserve to go to prison? Just as much as they deserve to go to jail for preferring to go to a vacation or buy a home or a car for their kids, rather then give this money to a wealthy unknown firm that promises to build them a house.