A contribution to Serbia’s poverty reduction strategy: Defining criteria for underdeveloped municipalities

Year: 2006

In 2006, CEVES submitted a study for the Deputy Prime Minister’s “Poverty Reduction Strategy Implementation Focal Point”, investigating the defining criteria for municipality underdevelopment. The main aim of the analysis is elaborating a methodology, uncovering the current and prospective economic and welfare conditions of municipalities. Despite the lack of data, CEVES could identify several indicators which enable to measure municipal underdevelopment and to rank the municipalities accordingly. Furthermore, CEVES study provided recommendations for future data collection practices, in order to have more reliable and substantial data to work on.



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