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Where are we on the road to the European Union?

Montenegro is on the brink of European integration. For people across the Balkans, EU membership is a symbol of the peoples’ hopes of enjoying the same democratic and economic benefits that our neighbors do. But why do different Balkan nations … Continue reading

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Do we need a special envoy to the Balkans?

After I was elected to Montenegro’s parliament in 2001, I continued my political career at the foreign affairs department in a country that no longer exists – Serbia and Montenegro. I have since moved on to finance, but I am … Continue reading

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The Economics of Euro-Enthusiasm

Economists, including myself, have a fondness for rational arguments. We are tempted to do (or prescribe) whatever we derive from our crystal-clear principles on how reality works, or at least how it should be working. That’s why economic theorists sometimes … Continue reading

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