Projects in focus


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).

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mne outlook 2

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.


Cetinje, September 13th,  2017

Association of Economists and Managers of Montenegro, in cooperation with university of Donja Gorica and Baltic Management Development Association organized the twenty second Milocer Regional Development Forum in the period  12-13 September 2017 in Hotel “Grand” in Cetinje. The topic of this year’s forum was: “Vision and Actions on Jointly Building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road”. Representative of the ISSP, Mr. Igor Kilibarda discussed about Chinese investments in the world.


Podgorica, May 5, 2017

National Conference on the Future of Work was organized on 5 May 2017 by the ILO and Social Council of Montenegro, with support of the University of Montenegro and United Nations in Montenegro. Conference was focused on the future of labour relations and the future of youth employment and achievement of SDG8. Director of ISSP, Jadranka Kaludjerovic spoke about youth employment and unemployment.


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.


Skopje, April 6-7, 2017

London School of Economics Research Network on Social Cohesion in SEE has organized 3rd Conference – “Social Cohesion and Economic Governance”. Three researchers of ISSP have participated in the conference and presented their research papers on education and labour market. The program of the conference can be found 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