After a decade of sustained economic development, the engines of growth in the Republic of Albania slowed down in response to the European economic crisis. In cooperation with the new Government of Albania and the Open Society Foundations, the Center for International Development (CID) launched a research project that aims at identifying Albania's binding constraints and proposing policy solutions that can relax them. More

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The End of the Beginning

For such a tranquil airport, Tirana Nene Tereza has a dramatic setting. At 7am on a Saturday, awaiting a flight to Athens and on to London, the mountains that encircle the bright, modern terminal take on misty, mysterious quality in the morning sun. It’s the start of another hot summer day in Albania, and the end of an important first chapter in CID’s engagement with the government.

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