Sofia. Source: Focus Information Agency
Bulgaria needs an inflow of new capital to achieve faster economic growth, economist Lachezar Bogdanov from Industry Watch said in FOCUS Radio
’s morning block. He added that achieving this goal takes decades and the country should pursue policies that improve human resources. It should also have a business open to the new and adapting to the changing global economy. “One of the goals of the Europe 2020 strategy is one of the most important priorities for Bulgaria – reducing the share of early dropouts from school. With a population where a large number of children have not completed even secondary education, it is very difficult to have high productivity and create products and services with high added value. Any policy that encourages maximum inclusion of children in education, keeping them in the system and the quality of education is a policy that implies or predetermines long-term inclusive and intelligent growth for Bulgaria as part of the EU,” Lachezar Bogdanov said. He also commented that for a higher productivity, the country needs more investment, including investment in technology and knowledge.
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