Scientific resarch


For decades, Economics institute has been a prime example of a successful combination of fundamental, applied and development research and analyses in the field of economic science and the interconnections thereof to social, organizational, political and institutional aspects. It is accredited as a scientific research institution by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia.

Scientific research activities have been conducted in accordance with the requirements of a dynamic economic and social environment. The Economics Institute’s expert team has knowledge and several decades of experience in the development of research and comparative studies for the private, public and civil sectors, under the methodology recognized by the international community. 

As one of the most eminent research and advisory institutions in Serbia and in the region, Economics Institute has been actively involved in the large number of projects aimed at implementation of reform processes in Serbia.

The Economics Institute’s expert team has thus far participated in the implementation of several strategic national documents for the purpose of the Government of Serbia, which have become the backbone of the social and economic development of our country.

As a scientific research institution, Economics Institute has been engaged for years in the scientific projects of the Ministry of Science of the Republic of Serbia. 

The Economics Institute’s research activities are primarily oriented to the following fields:

  • Macroeconomic analyses and projections,
  • Economic development and economic policies,
  • EU integration and institution building,
  • Regional development,
  • Sector studies and analyses,
  • Public administration reform and local self-government development,
  • Improvement of the investment environment and competitiveness of the economy
  • Protection, evaluation, commercialization and transfer of intellectual property rights,
  • Improvement of the enterprises’ business operations and introduction of the quality management system,
  • Social issues (health, education, disadvantaged groups), etc.

Economics Institute has participated in the development of numerous sector studies in the following fields:

  • Agriculture and food industry,
  • Pharmaceutical industry,
  • Energy and Renewable Energy Sources,
  • Water supply and waste water management, and
  • Banking sector.

Applied scientific research is presented in the bulletin Macroeconomic Analyses and Trends - MAT that comes out as part of the magazine  NPR and in the quarterly journal Industry.