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Factsheet for measure SI-1976-40/2579 – measures in Slovenia

Publications of the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development

Publikacije Urada za makroekonomske analize in razvoj – UMAR

Country Slovenia , applies nationwide
Time period Open ended, started on 30 September 1976
Context Restructuring Support Instruments
Type Legislations or other statutory regulations
Category Ensuring business continuity and support for essential services
– Other
Author Maja Breznik (University of Ljubljana) and Eurofound
Measure added 23 June 2022 (updated 06 December 2022)

Background information

The Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development of the Republic of Slovenia is an independent government office. The Institute performs the following tasks:

  • it monitors and analyses current trends and development in its economic, social and environmental dimensions;
  • monitors and analyses the achieving of the development objectives of the country;
  • prepares macroeconomic forecasts and other expert groundwork that serve as the basis for budgetary planning and formulating economic policy measures;
  • analyses productivity and competitiveness as the national productivity board;
  • carries out research work.

Content of measure

Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development (IMAD) publications consist of the following:

  • analyses and evaluations of current trends in economic, social and environmental development which serve as a basis for strategic decision-making and economic and development policy measures
  • forecasts of economic trends, which serve as a basis for the preparation of the state budget and the formulation of the economic policy (twice a year).

The Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development (IMAD) publishes many series and occasional publications:

  • The Slovenian Economic Mirror presents and comments on current macro-economic developments and economic, social and environmental issues.
  • Economic Issues is an annual publication intended to monitor economic trends and analyse Slovenia's fiscal position and fiscal policy.
  • Forecast of Economic Trends serves as a basis for economic policy planning and the preparation of national budgets.
  • Development reports which monitor the implementation of the Slovenian Development Strategy.
  • Well-being in Slovenia focusing on material, social and environmental well-being.
  • Short analyses that include in-house research papers dealing with issues which deserve greater attention and are interesting for the general public.
  • IB Review publishes methodological, empirical and theoretical analysis of developmental issues from various aspects since 1966.
  • Working papers series features in-house research papers and contributions by external authors.

Use of measure

Publications allow government and public bodies to monitor the Slovenian labour market, micro and macroeconomic trends. They enable better prepared and informed public policies in these fields.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Does not apply to workers Applies to all businesses Does not apply to citizens

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
National government
National funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role Unknown Unknown
Form Not applicable Not applicable

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • Unknown
  • Main level of involvement: Unknown



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Eurofound (2022), Publications of the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development, measure SI-1976-40/2579 (measures in Slovenia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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