Posts Tagged: Balkans

Mass protests in Bosnia – it’s the economy, stupid!

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s political establishment has been rocked by a popular uprising that has swept the country. The chain of events began on February 6th in the northeastern industrial city of Tuzla, when some 6,000 workers from five factories, Dita,

Mass protests in Bosnia – it’s the economy, stupid!

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s political establishment has been rocked by a popular uprising that has swept the country. The chain of events began on February 6th in the northeastern industrial city of Tuzla, when some 6,000 workers from five factories, Dita,

Components of economic growth and rentier capitalism in Kosovo

[NOTE: Below is a Google translate version, edited and corrected by myself, of my original Albanian posting on the components of economic growth and rentier capitalism in Kosovo. It is not the best translation, and it is probably not the

Components of economic growth and rentier capitalism in Kosovo

[NOTE: Below is a Google translate version, edited and corrected by myself, of my original Albanian posting on the components of economic growth and rentier capitalism in Kosovo. It is not the best translation, and it is probably not the

Export profile of Balkan states and Turkey (visual)

Following up on my post on the Balkans and the international trade network, the image below is a graphical representation of the export profile of the Balkan states and Turkey (as a bonus!) in 2011, based on Eurostat data. If

Export profile of Balkan states and Turkey (visual)

Following up on my post on the Balkans and the international trade network, the image below is a graphical representation of the export profile of the Balkan states and Turkey (as a bonus!) in 2011, based on Eurostat data. If

The Balkans and the global trade network (visual)

Below is a neat little network map I produced with UCINET using trade data from Eurostat on global trade ties of the states of the so-called “Western Balkans.” (I am not a big fan of this term, as it is

The Balkans and the global trade network (visual)

Below is a neat little network map I produced with UCINET using trade data from Eurostat on global trade ties of the states of the so-called “Western Balkans.” (I am not a big fan of this term, as it is