Croatian public policy think tank that brings the light of freedom and fact-based policymaking is our vision. The Centre for Public Policy and Economic Analysis (CEA) strongly advocates fundamental values of natural rights, individual liberty and responsibility, free market, new public management, civic education for liberal democracy, law and order.

Our mission is to be frontrunners in initiation and design of policy solutions for a more free, competitive and secure transatlantic alliance.

Our main objective is to further develop fact-based policy risk analysis focused on competitiveness, economic freedom and privatizations, secure immigration, detecting disinformation, strong defense and further EU & NATO enlargement.

We are delivering precise solutions based on a strong multidisciplinary approach, critical thinking and deep understanding of complex problems.

Policy analysis and research

CEA is gathering information to design policy analysis and multidisciplinary research in the areas of economic policy, public management, global security and geopolitics. Moreover, CEA provides policy analysis for portals Ekonomski Lab, Pametni gradovi,, 4, Atlas Network, and

Key projects

CEA’s strategic projects are Croatia 2025 and Detektor – Croatia 2025 provides concrete and measurable public management and economic reform solutions for a more competitive Croatia, while Detektor provides open-source intelligence of populist disinformation and geopolitical risks for Croatia and transatlantic institutions (EU & NATO) associated with Russian and Chinese influence.

Project Detektor:

Neupitan je euroatlantski smjer naše zemlje
Disinformation as Geopolitical Risk for Transatlantic Institutions
Post-truth in the context of disinformation and a risk for fact-based policymaking (conference)
Populist Conspiracy Narratives and Other Forms of Disinformation in Croatia
Overview of the Russian disinformation narratives
Dezinformacije se najbolje šire kroz populizam
Postoji li kriza liberalne demokracije?
Sigurnost, energija, obrana – pregled ključnih odluka

CEA has had cooperation contacts with several think tanks, including Friedrich Naumann Foundation for FreedomCouncil on GeostrategyWarsaw InstituteEuropean Values Center for Security PolicyFraser Institute, Texas Public Policy Foundation, Atlas Economic Research FoundationLithuanian Free Market Institute.

CEA participated in several events and seminars, organized by the following think tanks: European Values Center for Security Policy (Prague) – training on disinformation activities within Kremlin Watch project; Friedrich Naumann Foundation (Tbilisi) – International Security of South Caucasus, NATO, and EU Perspectives; Southern Methodist University (Dallas) – Economic Freedom Network; Atlas Economic Research Foundation (New York) – Think Tank Leadership Training and Liberty Forum; Lithuanian Free Market Institute (Vilnius) – European Academy for Intellectual Entrepreneurs, Think-tank school; Friedrich Naumann Foundation (Gummersbach) – International Academy for Leadership; Institute for Economic Studies Europe (Aix-en-Provence) – Understanding the Current Crisis to find our Way Out.

Board members

President: Matej Hittner
Vice Presidents: Daniel Hinšt and Igor Šlosar
Other Board members: Goran Vojković, Marko Perić, Matija Horvat and Igor Sokolar


CEA has been financed by member contributions, project based grants and individual donations.

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Centar za javne politike i ekonomske analize; Brkljačićeva 6, 10000 Zagreb
IBAN: HR7724840081105650650 / SWIFT: RZBHHR2X; Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d. Magazinska 69, 10000 Zagreb

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