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2020 State Budget of Azerbaijan: Brief Independent Review

2020 State Budget of Azerbaijan: Brief Independent Review The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan presented the draft of the 2020 State Budget. According to the document, the growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Azerbaijan is expected to decline by 2020. The draft State Budget takes the expected cost per […]

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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 October-December 2019. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 3 months period with […]

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CESD Research Paper: Azerbaijan’s Tourism Sector – Opportunities and Obstacles

Azerbaijan’s Tourism Sector – Opportunities and Obstacles This research paper is a comprehensive study of the Azerbaijani government’s strategies for the tourism sector. It will gauge the government’s policy in affecting tourist patterns and explore whether the existing capacity of tourist infrastructure is aligned with the government’s goals. It will be suggested that several issues, […]

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Alternative inflation rate in Azerbaijan announced

Alternative inflation rate in Azerbaijan announced Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first half of 2019. The center has conducted a price calculation survey in 50 districts of Azerbaijan, as well as in Baku, the capital city of the country. CESD uses the same basket and methodology […]

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The Azerbaijani economy in the first half of 2019: Brief Overview

The Azerbaijani economy in the first half of 2019: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first half of 2019. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 2.4 % in January-June 2019 compared with the same […]