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Organized Crime in Bulgaria: Markets and Trends
The report Organized Crime in Bulgaria: Markets and Trends summarizes the analyses carried out by the Center for the Study of Democracy throughout the last decade which have focused on specific aspects of organized crime in Bulgaria (contraband, the drug market, tax fraud, human trafficking, arms proliferation, etc.), the systemic spread of corruption, and the linkages between the two. more »
 
Commentary of the Law on the Commercial Register
The entry into force of the Law on the Commercial Register will start a long deferred, but much needed reform in the system of commercial registration, which was incepted in the middle of the 90’s. It started with the legislative regulation of the Central Pledges Register, of the electronic document and electronic signature and the concepts for the Electronic Registries Center, initiated and developed by the Center for the Study of Democracy. The Commentary aims at supporting the reform and facilitating the use and provision of register services. It was written by experts of the Center for the Study of Democracy – renowned lawyers, working in the fields of commercial and civil law. more »
 
Reinforcing Criminal Justice in Border Districts
The report makes an overview of the general problems and specifics in the detection, investigation and punishment of cross-border crime, i.e. actions, connected with illegal crossing of or illegal transfer of goods across the border. The publication also presents views about the necessary measures – legislative, organizational and technical – for enhancing justice and law enforcement in the districts close to the Bulgarian-Turkish, Bulgarian-Macedonian and the Southern Black Sea borders. more »
 
Innovation.bg 2008
The report Innovation.bg 2008: The Bulgarian Innovation Policy in the European Union analyzes the state of the national innovation system and makes recommendations for enhancing the innovation performance of the Bulgarian economy. This year the report underlines the global trends and the increasing competition on the innovation field. more »
 
CSD Annual Report 2006
A critical year for Bulgaria’s EU membership, 2006 was also a period of intense public and political debate on the issues at the core of the agenda of the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) – justice and home affairs (JHA) reform. more »
 
CSD Brief No 12: The Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy 2007
With the partnership of CSD this year Bulgaria was included for the second time in the World's oldest and most comprehensive annual report on competitiveness, the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2007. Bulgaria’s competitiveness was covered and ranked together with 54 other leading world economies. This year Bulgaria came 41st on the scoreboard, surpassing Italy, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Poland, and Croatia among others. more »
 
Corruption in the Healthcare Sector in Bulgaria
At a time of heightened social sensitivity to persisting problems in the Bulgarian healthcare system, the report examines the causes and consequences of corruption in the Bulgarian healthcare. In the context of slow institutional reforms the analysis reveals the incentives of medical personnel for corruption, as well as the size and scope of corruption in the Bulgarian healthcare sector. more »
 
Corruption in Public Procurement: Risks and Reform Policies
The report examines the corruption in public procurement and assesses the losses from it. It also focuses on big corruption in public procurement with a view to the fine-tuning of the policy tools. more »
 
Private Actors and Security Governance
This volume situates security privatisation within a broader policy framework, considers several relevant national and regional contexts and analyses different modes of regulation and control relating to a phenomenon with deep historical roots but also strong links to more recent trends of globalisation and trans-nationalisation. more »
 
Anti-Corruption Reforms in Bulgaria: Key Results and Risks
This is the eighth Corruption Assessment Report providing an overview of the state and dynamics of corruption in Bulgaria and Bulgarian anticorruption policy. more »
 

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