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The CESD Assessment on the 2019 State Budget Project

The CESD Assessment on the 2019 State Budget Project The current external macroeconomic conditions observed throughout the year of 2018, such as increasing rates by FED/ECB, exerts certain pressure on the economies of developing nations. Despite hovering well-over its predicted value for most of the year, the recent decline in the price of oil once […]

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The Azerbaijani economy in the first nine of 2018: Brief Overview

The Azerbaijani economy in the first nine of 2018: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first nine months of 2018. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.8 % in January-September 2018 compared with the […]

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Social Entrepreneurship and the Private Sector: How does the Social Sector promote sustainable development?

Social Entrepreneurship and the Private Sector: How does the Social Sector promote sustainable development? United Nations organized next round of innovative delivery of SDGs workshop in Tbilisi with participation of representatives from Southern Caucasus republics on October 18-19, 2018. The topic of the event was “Social Entrepreneurship and Labor Migration”. CESD had a presentation on […]

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Baku-Tbilisi-Kars: Regional Implications and Perspectives

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars: Regional Implications and Perspectives The establishment of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) policy as a part of the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) sets new objectives for the deepening of cooperation between the EU and EaP countries, and the greater integration of the EaP based on shared norms, values and standards. Forming the eastern divide of […]

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Azerbaijani National Currency: Is the Current Status Quo Sustainable?

Azerbaijani National Currency: Is the Current Status Quo Sustainable? Currently, in Azerbaijan and the Caucasus, the situation in the economies of the region is quite variable. On the other side of the ocean, the US Federal Reverse System has been continuously raising the key interest rate. In Russia, the ruble depreciated due to existing and […]