The index of social well-being "I." and the comments on it presented to journalists Yaroslav Romanchuk, head of the Research Center of Mises and Leonid Zaika, head of the analytical center "Strategy".
They noted that from 2005 to 2010, the average salary in Belarus in dollar terms increased by 86%. However, in the this time growth in average wages in the eastern neighbor — Russia and its western neighbor — Poland was higher than in Belarus. In This year, basic consumer goods in Belarus are sold at world prices, and in consumer electronics, clothing and many food commodities experiencing higher than the world level.
Economists have put forward their recommendations to the authorities — how to make the Belarusian earned twice as much as than today.