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Country X, Has Y Parties, Needs Smart Govt

Does anybody see any difference in the messages different parties send to Bulgarian voters prior to the crucial general elections on May 12?

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | May 6, 2013, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2690

Europe Needs a Smarter Austerity Debate

Deficit-reduction won't save uncompetitive countries on its own. But failing to restrain public spending will allow inefficiencies in certain sectors to persist.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | April 18, 2013, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 2467

Too Small to Fail

A ‘bail-in’ saved Cyprus. But dark days are ahead.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | April 17, 2013, Wednesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1988

Why Making Europe German Won't Fix the Crisis

By Ivan Krastev & Georgi Ganev Bloomberg agency

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | April 9, 2013, Tuesday // 07:43 | Viewed: 2533

George Veltchev: Capital Daily War against Corporate Commercial Bank is Quite Sad, Rather than Funny

George Veltchev is a longstanding investor in Bulgaria, doctor of economics from the Vienna Economics University, and master of business administration from Harvard and Insead.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | April 1, 2013, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2895

Even Now, After All That's Happened to Cyprus, They're Queuing Up to Join the Euro

It defies belief that Poland and others are still keen on joining the economic doomsday machine of the single currency

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | March 29, 2013, Friday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1082

For How Much Longer Will This Last?

By Jacques Attali

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | March 15, 2013, Friday // 20:19 | Viewed: 2611

To Be Part of Europe, Accept the Rules

An op-ed by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov for the Trud Daily, published Friday, December 14, 2012, reprinted by Novinite.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | December 14, 2012, Friday // 15:40 | Viewed: 2395

Reflections on the World's Monetary Mess

The Federal Reserve, the world's most important central bank, has a long history of creating aggregate demand bubbles in the United States (Niskanen 2003, 2006).

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | December 13, 2012, Thursday // 08:51 | Viewed: 4435

Investor Here, Investor There...

This article has been published at the "Unfiltered" column of the Bulgarian news agency BGNES.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 09:51 | Viewed: 2897

Russian Banks Can Profit from West European Bank Deleveraging

By Atanas Bostandjiev, the UK and international CEO of VTB Capital

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1707

Bulgaria: Fifteen Years Later

The first of July marked the anniversary of a momentous day in Bulgarian history. On that day, fifteen years ago, Bulgaria installed its currency board system (CBS), finally ending its hyperinflation, which had peaked with a monthly inflation rate of 242%

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | November 2, 2012, Friday // 09:47 | Viewed: 6449

Maxim Behar: The Clover Effect and Successful Bulgarians...

I wish that talented Bulgarians would stay in Bulgaria, enjoy their work, be happy, and that we all would be delighted about that.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | June 7, 2012, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 3634

Maxim Behar: Bulgaria Is Coming Back to Europe. But When, Really?

For the past five years, we Bulgarians have been saying we are back to Europe. In that, we mean the European Union only, and nothing else.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 13:30 | Viewed: 3424

Bulgarian PR Expert Maxim Behar: Business Ethics Means Making Profits Transparently

Modern business is cross-border business so if you would like to spread a useful or a positive message, or to do something which is very useful or very creative, it would cross the borders in a couple of seconds.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | March 23, 2012, Friday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2563

Bulgarian Expert Maxim Behar: PR at 5 to 12

PR is a weird profession. First of all, it is super creative; second, it is very responsible; third, it is totally misunderstood.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | March 22, 2012, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 2246

Hungary under Victor Orban: From Hero to Zero?

The attentive newspaper reader has surely not missed the recent turmoil around Hungary's economic fortunes.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | February 10, 2012, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 3330

US-BG: Brotherly Friendship but at a Slight Standstill

A visit by a US Secretary of State – such as the visit of US State Secretary Hillary Clinton in Bulgaria on February 5 – is always good news for the host country.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | February 8, 2012, Wednesday // 22:41 | Viewed: 3325

Bulgaria's Difficult Steps towards the Eurozone

The fear of isolation is the birthmark of Bulgaria's EU membership. The risk of being left out has always been a burden for the Bulgarian governments, and shapes our diplomacy.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | April 6, 2011, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 4660

The Eurozone Enlargement: A Viewpoint from Bulgaria

Georgi Angelov, Senior Economist with the Open Society Institute – Sofia, argues that the Pact for the Euro is used for imposing policies that are harmful to the poor states and detrimental for achieving high economic growth.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | March 28, 2011, Monday // 11:01 | Viewed: 4331

Dilma Rousseff and the Godly Gifts for a Diplomatic Renaissance

The current Bulgarian government has been blessed by God: it is the first in the past 20 years that does not need to negotiate for EU membership but only to take advantage of it.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 4977
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