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Flat Tax Book with Simulation for Croatia
In the midst of a national debate for tax reform in Croatia, a relevant book "The Case for the Flat Tax in Croatia" (Flat Tax - Kako provesti poreznu reformu i potaknuti gospodarski rast?) co-authored by Natasha Srdoc, MBA and Joel Anand Samy, co-founders of Adriatic Institute and The International Leaders Summit on Economic Growth provides an easy-to-read tax reform guide book for Croatia and includes Croatia's first ever flat tax simulation. The Croatian version of the book was published by Zagreb based IBS.

 

Adriatic Institute and Global Financial Integrity Announce Strategic Partnership to Launch New Study on the Balkans’ Illicit Financial Outflows via Crime, Corruption, and Tax Evasion for the Period 1991-2011

The Balkans’ $111.6 Billion in Illicit Financial Outflows (2001-2010) Hemorrhages the Region’s Treasuries and Exposes Western Nations to Financial Risks

Global Financial Integrity's Clark Gascoigne and Raymond Baker with Adriatic Institute's Natasha Srdoc and Joel Anand Samy

BBC: CROATIA CURSED BY CRIME AND CORRUPTION

Podcast

 

Croatia cursed by crime and corruption

 

Croatia: Corruption, Organized Crime and the Balkan Route
By Katelyn Foster, Research Associate, Adriatic Institute for Public Policy

 

 How Breach of EU Regulation May Lead to Regional Environmental Disaster 

Natasha Srdoc on the Balkans: "Why we aren't free yet"


"But in order to beat back the scourge of corruption we need both to help ourselves, most importantly to be helped by outside forces. Citizens can exert a certain degree of pressure, by resolving not to accept endemic corruption. However, they would benefit greatly from more immediate and more robust support from international partners.

This is why, contrary to conventional wisdom, many citizens of the countries of southeast Europe would be grateful to the EU and NATO if these organisations would more explicitly pressure governments in the region to curb corruption.

The freedom that membership in such organisations is meant to strengthen and protect is otherwise exposed to attack and erosion on its crucial economic flank. The risk may not be felt in Brussels or in this region’s halls of power, but we citizens feel it in our bones."

Rise and Fall of Prime Minister Ivo Sanader

By Boris Divjak, Senior Fellow, Adriatic Institute for Public Policy and Member of Board of Directors of Transparency International, Berlin, Germany
 

Having been formally appointed the Prime Minister of Croatia on 23 December 2003, Dr. Ivo Sanader succeeded late Ivica Racan at the moment when the previous government was losing pace and struggled to maintain internal cohesion, which led the ruling six-party coalition into avoiding most painstaking reformist decisions.