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Almir Pestek, an economics ...
Almir Pestek, an economics professor in Sarajevo, says the fact that Bosnia is so underdeveloped makes it an unattractive prospect for investors.
also argues that the educational system is not producing people with the right kinds of skills for the job market.
"The labour market's needs are not synchronised with the educational system," he
, from the University of Sarajevo
, believes that students must invest efforts in creating their own future and not wait for somebody else to help them.
"No one can solve someone else's problems.
Young people have to take things into their own hands," he
says that despite the shortcomings of Bosnia's education system and its weak economy, young people can do much to improve their own position.
"We provide a formal education to students, but they need to invest in their informal education, which is equally important," he
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Almir Pestek - Senior Consultant, BiH
Mr Almir Pestek, Deputy Director of the Economics Institute of Sarajevo, joins us as a Senior Consultant, advising on all aspects of our developing operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
With a Master's Degree in Economics, extensive business experience and a highly-developed network of contacts, Mr Pestek
is one of the leading experts in his
appointment takes our capabilities in BiH
to a new level.
Almir Pestek, deputy ...
Almir Pestek, deputy director of the Sarajevo Economic Institute, said that the constant political chaos, lack of functioning institutions and the lack of adequate decision-making makes BiH a high-risk country for investors.
"The inflow of foreign investment in BIH has fallen drastically in recent years, and the credit rating was recently downgraded," Pestek
Dr Almir Pestek, of the Sarajevo Economic Institute, says that while the potential is good, BiH's international image as a politically unstable country keeps tourists away.
Dr Almir Pestek, of the ...
Dr Almir Pestek, of the Sarajevo Economic Institute, says that while the potential is good, BiH’s international image as a politically unstable country keeps tourists away.