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The Nexus between Diaspora and Socio-Economic Development

Author - Ermal Frasheri

On the eve of the Diaspora Summit in Albania, I gave an interview on the morning show 7pa5 at VizionPlus TV where I discussed the nexus between diaspora and socio-economic development. This is the first Diaspora Summit in Albania, and there is a lot of expectation and good will to turn it into a regular event where the energy of a diaspora could be harnessed to transform Albania. Read more about The Nexus between Diaspora and Socio-Economic Development

Albania's Credit Market

Authors: Duygu Guven and Mykola Miagkyi

Credit market activity in Albania has been sluggish in recent years in spite of low and declining interest rates. The economy lost its growth momentum after 2009. Investment and lending activity slowed down substantially despite low interest rates, relative macroeconomic resilience, and available capacity in the private sector to take on more debt. . Read more about Albania's Credit Market

Ermal Frasheri on the justice reform and implications for economic development in Albania

During an interview last week on Vizion Plus, Ermal Frasheri discusses the adoption of a major justice sector reform in Albania and the implications on economic development.

Now Seeking Interns for 2016 Summer Program in Albania

The Summer Internship Program of the Economic Growth in Albania Project is now recruiting Master's level students to spend summer in Albania.

The Center for International Development (CID) under the direction of Professor Ricardo Hausmann is conducting a four-year project with the Government of Albania. CID helped the government develop an economic growth strategy, based on increasing economic productivity, fostering regional integration, and positioning the government on sound financial footing. Under the supervision of Professor Matt Andrews, CID has put in place government teams Read more about Now Seeking Interns for 2016 Summer Program in Albania