Zdravko Petak, a professor at the Zagreb Faculty of Political Science, an expert on politics and public sector management, only Croatian participated in a large study funded by eminent German Bertelsmann Foundation and conducted by leading political scientists and political economists of Europe. It includes more than a hundred parameters evaluated the quality of public administration, policies focusing on economic policy and democracy in the 42 OECD member countries and the EU. The survey covered the most developed countries in the world for the first time as the 28th member of the EU affected and Croatia. The study is in the quality of administration and economic policies ranked Croatia to the poorest-only group of 42 countries, while the degree of democracy ranked slightly better, but still behind Mexico or Chile.
Do you think that the present Government has missed the opportunity to reform and stop the economic downturn?
- Regardless of the indisputable good intentions of this government, I think it is a strong and essential reform measures in the economic sphere and public administration should withdraw in the first six months of the term, ie until June 2012 If she started now, when he stepped in the second half of the mandate, she decided the large incisions, this coalition would certainly deprive yourself a chance to succeed at the next parliamentary elections. Unless its key people such as the Prime Minister Milanovic and Deputy Prime Minister Pusic do not want to do something that some statesmen did in Europe - pull decisive reform measures that are certain to lead to electoral defeat in modern Croatian history be remembered as an important statesmen.
When you say that the government should implement major reform measures in the first six months of the term, which accurately measures do you think?
There had to be implemented several key measures. one of them was to go to: