Projects in focus

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ISSP forecasts that are based on the macroeconomic model, developed in cooperation with  KOF Swiss Economic Institute, show that the GDP of Montenegro will have a real growth of 3.0% in 2018.

Please download Press release February 2018

For download full publication MNE OUTLOOK 4, please go to ISSP Publications/Journals

For download of Calendar of Macroeconomic Forecast Presentations for 2018, please download here


Under the COMPOSE Project in which ISSP is a partner, set of promotional materials have been prepared and disseminated. Also, Newsletter No.1 was prepared to present implemented activities.

Within The Danube Transnational Cooperation Programme, ISSP has started implementation of project Attract Danube, in cooperation with 10 European project partners from Danube Region, aiming at strengthening the influence on territorial development, regional development, business and tourism by setting up the capacity building activities and participation processes of relevant stakeholders.

Please download materials here.

Newsletter 1


For more info please visit project web site.

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The representatives of Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses Milika Mirkovic and Jovana Strugar presented country report “Higher Education Provision and Labour Market Needs in Montenegro” at Ministry of Education on Thursday, 7th July 2016. This project was implemented by the European Commission, while the study for Montenegro was prepared by ISSP and LSE. The study was realized in all Western Balkans country and separate report has been prepared for each country and the country report analyses higher education provision and labour market opportunities in Montenegro by looking into four inter-related issues: the provision of HE, current labour market conditions

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Within the project “Strengthening the Labour Market Research Network – Toward the Understanding of the Political Economy of Unemployment in the Western Balkans”, implemented by FREN from Belgrade in partnership with and Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses and American College Skoplje, a first working meeting was held in Kotor in the period between 7th and 9th of July 2016. This project is realized within Regional Research Promotion Programme supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

You can find agenda here First meeting of the RRPP Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network


University of Donja Gorica (UDG) together with ISSP, DAMAR and MONSTAT will organize the fifth Research Day on 04.04.2016. at 10h.

Here you can download the Agenda Research day 2016

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Within the London School of Economics LSEE Visiting Speaker Programme, Jadranka Kaludjerovic, director of ISSP and Sanja Kmezic, EURAK presented research paper “Impact of fiscal decentralisation on local economic development in Serbia and Montenegro,“ prepared within EURAK’s Swiss-funded Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP).

Click here to get more information about Visiting Speakers. 

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Vojin Golubovic, analyst at ISSP participated on conference Regional Cooperation Day “End Of A Tough Year, What Will 2016 Be Like?” organized by Regional Cooperation Council in Sarajevo on December 18th, 2015. The conference was organized as focused discussion with representatives of regional think tanks from the civil society sector. The Regional Cooperation Day was a successful and constructive meeting of the Regional Cooperation Council and representatives of the civil society, who mainly came from think-tanks that have a prevailing expertise on EU integration issues. The focus of discussion was on economic development and competitiveness, and abilities of the civil

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