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Call for Applications: CESD Fall Internship Program in Azerbaijan

Call for Applications: CESD Fall Internship Program in Azerbaijan The Center for Economic & Social Development (CESD) is pleased to announce the CESD Fall Internship Program. An Internship opportunity for the months of November 2020-January 2021. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 3 months period […]

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A preliminary assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Azerbaijani economy

A preliminary assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Azerbaijani economy Azerbaijan became the country among the post-soviet countries, that allocated the largest share of GDP, in order to eliminate the economic challenges caused due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Providing favorable economic conditions in the post-pandemic period is as crucial as supporting […]

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Amendments to state budget of Azerbaijan for 2020: Reasons and Expectations

Amendments to state budget of Azerbaijan for 2020: Reasons and Expectations Nowadays, global economic growth has been severely affected beyond anything passed in nearly a century. The outbreak of the coronavirus disease has brought its negative impact and destructive outcome on the economies alongside with the sharp fluctuations in global energy and stock markets. There […]

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Collateral damage: The Western sanctions on Russia and the evaluation of implications for Russia’s post-communist neighbourhood

Collateral damage: The Western sanctions on Russia and the evaluation of implications for Russia’s post-communist neighbourhood This paper reviews the Western sanctions on Russia and endeavours to evaluate the medium-term implications of these sanctions for post-communist neighbours of Russia. Growth spillovers are examined via VAR model. This model reveals that the Western sanctions against Russia […]

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Social consequences of the oil price shock in the resource rich post-soviet countries

Social consequences of the oil price shock in the resource rich post-soviet countries This study seeks to determine the impact the fall in global oil prices post-2014 had on the welfare of the populations of three resource-rich post-Soviet states: Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan. Changes in welfare will be explored through the analysis of several socio-economic […]