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Georgi Ranchev

Sofia, Bulgaria
2001 - 2004 IPF Fellow


Affiliation: Tax adviser for the Ministry of Finance and KPMG, Sofia, Bulgaria
e-mail: ranchev@policy.hu
website: http://www.policy.hu/ranchev/

Fellow projects

2003 - 2004: Free trade zone in Southeast Europe?
The objectives of the project are to review the trade relations of Bulgaria with the SEE countries; identify the successes and failures of trade liberalization in the CEE (CEFTA) area;clarify the relationship between foreign direct investment and tax incentives;identify the high achievers and slow performers in SEE; and write research and policy paper for the Bulgarian Ministry of Economy, the governments of SEE countries, the Stability pact, the EU, international financial institutions and a broad range of local specialists in the subject area.

Working groups: Southeast Europe: Conflict Prevention, Economic Development and Microfinance Policy
Relevant countries: Bulgaria


2001 - 2002: Free trade zone in Southeast Europe? The harmonization of tax and customs legislation
The objectives of the project are to review the tax and customs legislation of the European Union and the level of tax harmonization with the EU in the countries of Southeast Europe, analyze the role of the Stability Pact in trade liberalization and facilitation in Southeast Europe and the benefits and risks of establishing a free trade zone, publish the research results in a series of articles in the local media, and develop a policy paper on how the findings impact the future stability of Southeast Europe.

Working groups: Comparative Studies, Southeast Europe: Conflict Prevention, Anti-Corruption Policy, Economic Development and Microfinance Policy
Relevant countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria


Fellow's bibliography

Advanced Fellow and Project Finder #2
Open Society Institute creative commons