Projects in focus

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Under the project “Increasing the analytical capacities of ISSP” which is implemented by KOF and ISSP, ISSP prepared the second issues of publication ISSP Economic Barometer. It is designed to predict the movement of Montenegrin economy in the near future. More precisely, the ISSP Economic Barometer provides information about the business cycle for the upcoming period

For download full publication ISSP ECONOMIC BAROMETER  please go to ISSP Publications/Journals.




ISSP started to work on MNMOD, a microsimulation tax and social contributions model. This model may present a powerful tool for fiscal and social policy decisions and for ex-ante analysis of the macroeconomic and microeconomic effects of a potential tax reforms. The idea is that MNMOD is compatible with the EUROMOD, the model that is used in the EU as well as similar models developed in other countries from the region (such as Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia). ISSP researchers participated; up to know, in three workshops organized by ISER/University of Essex (United Kingdom).

More information about the EURMOD may be

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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 April 2018

For download full publication MNE OUTLOOK 5, please go to ISSP Publications/Journals

For download of Calendar of Macroeconomic Forecast Presentations for 2018 and publishing ISSP Economic Barometer please download here.


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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