2021, Issue 1

Creation date: 20.7.2021



Income per Capita convergence of selected Central and Eastern European countries with the euro area

This paper studies the income per capita convergence in six EU countries from Central and Eastern Europe - Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Poland and Romania to the euro area for the period 2000-2019. The results show that since the crisis of2009, the convergence of GDP per capita in CEE countries with that of the euro area has been slowing down. This applies both to the reduction of the coefficient of variation and to the catching up process

Dynamics of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange indices in the period 2001-2020

This article is about the indices calculated by the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE). The period covered in this study is 2001 - 2020. There is a description of the stock market indices in the country. The main trends in the dynamics of BSE indices are singled out, and the main factors that have an impact on the movement of the indices reviewed are extrapolated. In the analysis of the dynamics of the main exchange index in this country, attention is given in a comparative aspect to key moments of…

Use of musical works in television products

Television products are creative products that can be protected as independent intellectual property objects. Characteristic of the processes of creating these products is the use of other creative products that serve as a resource for the activities of the television industry and which in turn can also be protected as independent objects of intellectual property. The diversity of these products, their specific characteristics, as well as the specifics of the management of intellectual property…

Terrorism as a Threat and a Challenge to World Security

The article examines the current state of global problems of terrorism: as a phenomenon, phenomenon, challenge and threat to security around the world, in view of its new forms and methods of manifestation of terrorist acts. The main problems in addressing this complex and comprehensive issue are highlighted, due to the importance of the strategies and measures that are adopted and implemented, how effective and anticipatory terrorist acts are

Economic security, factor for national security

The article examines one of the main types of national security - economic security. Economic security is aimed at maintaining the ability to overcome the negative factors of our environment, as well as the use of positive factors so as to ensure stable economic development of the country

Insurance fraud - a challenge for risk management in insurance

Faced with the "overflow wave" of COVID-19 problems and the constant demand for roads for the proper and legal conduct of insurance business, insurers often remain slightly sidelined by the issue of insurance fraud - and should not. Committing fraud in insurance brings moral and financial harm to the insurer and to the insurer, changes the sensitivity of trust and customer satisfaction with the insurance service and the inspiration to your insurer, affects the calculation of the insurance premium…

Productive and non-productive government expenditures in selected EU Member States from Central and Eastern Europe

The paper groups government expenditures for final consumption into productive and non-productive using the functional classification - COFOG. Based on this, the dynamics of productive and non-productive government expenditures in six EU Member States of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for the period 2000-2019 is studied. In addition to the own dynamics of the two expenditure groups, their relative importance in GDP and total government consumption, as well as their contributions to the rate of…

Income inequality and redistributive impact of government intervention accross European countries

The aim of this study is to trace income inequality changes in Europe after 1980, to identify patterns of income inequality across European countries, as well as to assess the effect of fiscal redistribution through taxes and transfers. The source of information for the analysis is the World Inequality Database and the time series that it maintains, and several indicators are used to measure income inequality - top 1% income share, top 10% income share and bottom 50% income share. The change…

Remuneration of employees in the Bulgarian Public Administration in the conditions of a crisis caused by the pandemic in 2020

The article examines the problems of the Reward System of employees in the Bulgarian Public Administration in the conditions of a crisis caused by the new coronavirus, which started in our country in the beginning of March 2020. The main measures taken by the government in 2020 in the field of remuneration of public administration employees are presented, as well as the expected measures from the beginning of 2021, provided in the Budget Act of the Republic of Bulgaria for 2021 and the Medium Term…

The future of work after the Covid-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted labour markets across the world. It has changed how we work in ways that will affect our behaviour long after the pandemic ends. Companies implemented digital and automation technologies with accelerating trends. Work went online. These changes will persist in advanced economies after the pandemic. Overcoming labour market mismatches in a post-COVID world will be a key challenge, with potentially different solutions for each country. This paper offers a perspective…