GFI & Adriatic Institute Partner to Launch Study on Balkans’ Illicit Financial Flows: 1991-2011
The Balkans’ $111.6 Billion in Illicit Financial Outflows (2001-2010) Hemorrhages the Region’s Treasuries and Exposes Western Nations to Financial Risks
RIJEKA, Croatia / WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) and Adriatic Institute for Public Policy (AI) have formed a strategic partnership to launch a new joint study on the Balkans’ illicit financial outflows via crime, corruption and tax evasion for the years 1991 through 2011. The in-depth study led by the joint leadership team consisting of GFI President Raymond Baker, GFI Chief Economist Dev Kar, AI Chairman Natasha Srdoc and senior staff members will provide detailed reports for each of the Balkan nations covering the 21-year time span. The GFI-AI research will focus on illicit financial outflows for the Balkan nations including Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.