DEVELOPMENT TRENDS AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITIES IN KOSOVO AND METOHIJA IN THE FIRST FIFTH OF THE 21st CENTURY

Keywords: development indicators, missed opportunities, quality of governance, Kosovo and Metohija, Serbia

Abstract

This paper is about basic development trends in Kosovo and Metohija during the period 2003-2017. The focus is on the missed opportunities for increasing economic and social well-being in the KiM area. Besides this, an important aspect of the analysis carried out in this paper relates to the quality of the state governance and building institutional capacities. In the empirical analysis, three scenarios were used to show the backlog of the KiM area, i.e. the lost GDP per capita of Kosovo* caused by the inability to take advantage of the wider space of our country. The results of the research show that special attention has to be paid to the rule of law, the efficiency of governance and the control over corruption in Kosovo*. The integration of Kosovo* with the educational, research and economic space of Serbia and the EU could lead to the overall progress of our country as a whole.

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Published
2019-06-30
How to Cite
M. Rikalović, G., & S. Molnar, D. (2019). DEVELOPMENT TRENDS AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITIES IN KOSOVO AND METOHIJA IN THE FIRST FIFTH OF THE 21st CENTURY. Acta Economica, 17(30), 9-23. https://doi.org/10.7251/ACE1730009R
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Original Scientific Papers

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