Bulgaria: fiscal space, competitiveness and incomes policy

Client/Funding Institution

International Labour Organisation


wiiw produced a study for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) concerning macroeconomic and structural policies for Bulgaria. The paper focused on the economic growth model pursued in Bulgaria over the last decade and in particular changes that are required to this model given the expected external and internal environment and shortcomings with past policies. The paper includes a comparative analysis with other Central and East European countries where appropriate.


September 2011 - January 2012

wiiw team Leader

Michael Landesmann

wiiw Staff

Vladimir Gligorov, Ronald Hartwig, Gabor Hunya

Keywords: labour market, economic policy, macroeconomic analysis

Countries covered: Bulgaria, SEE

Research Areas: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy, Labour, Migration and Income Distribution