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

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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 period of previous year: The CESD’s... Read More

CESD Research Paper: Economic effects estimation for the Eurasian Economic Union: Application of regional linear regression

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CESD Research Paper: Economic effects estimation for the Eurasian Economic Union: Application of regional linear regression This researcg aims to provide a coherent analysis of the economic impact accession to the Eurasian Economic Union has had on the economies of current member states and what affect membership would have on the economy of Azerbaijan. By applying a Linear Regression... Read More

CESD Research Paper: Investing in Renewable Energy in Azerbaijan: A Valuation of Three Alternative Investment Scenarios

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Investing in Renewable Energy in Azerbaijan: A Valuation of Three Alternative Investment Scenarios The government of Azerbaijan has expressed ambitious plans to ramp up the share of electricity gen-erated from renewable and alternative energy. Currently, most electricity in Azerbaijan is produced from fossil fuels, including natural gas. Beyond being the source of almost all electricity... Read More

Call for Applications: CESD Summer Internship Program in Azerbaijan

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Call for Applications: CESD Summer Internship Program in Azerbaijan The Center for Economic & Social Development (CESD) is pleased to announce the opening of the CESD Summer Internship Program. An Internship opportunity for the period June 17th- September 15th, 2019. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 3 months... Read More

Comparative Study of the Automotive Industry in Azerbaijan

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Comparative Study of the Automotive Industry in Azerbaijan This article analysis Azerbaijan’s automotive market pre and post oil price shock, specifically focusing on two factors is undermining the market, as well as preventions for future development. Firstly, a sole dependency on oil, as major part of Azerbaijan’s economy, which is a common characteristic for high level of... Read More

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

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The Azerbaijani economy in the first quarter of 2019: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first quarter of 2019. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 3.0 % in January-March 2019 compared with the same period of previous year: The... Read More

Call for Applications: Master’s Degree Program in Economics

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Call for Applications: Master’s Degree Program in Economics ISET – The International School of Economics at TSU is opening the application process for its prestigious MA in Economics. ISET’s curriculum mirrors the best programs in the U.S. and Western Europe, and is taught in English by international professors. Applications for admission in 2019 are being accepted online... Read More

The Business environment: economic reforms in the context of institutional shortcomings

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The Business environment: economic reforms in the context of institutional shortcomings A few days ago a fire broke out in one of the shopping malls located in Baku, Azerbaijan. According to local media which referenced official sources, the number of entrepreneurs who suffered financial damage due to the fire was 420. According to some reports, the financial loss caused to the... Read More

CESD Research Brief: Should we expect a change in the rate of Azerbaijani manat in context of high demand for US dollar?

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CESD Research Brief: Should we expect a change in the rate of Azerbaijani manat in context of high demand for US dollar? In January-February of 2019, activity in foreign exchange markets has further escalated. According to the information provided by the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ), during the corresponding period 951 million US dollars were sold, including 634.9 million... Read More

CESD Report on PVC Trainings

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CESD Report on PVC Trainings The Center for Economic and Social Development completed the implementation of a series of workshops under the “Initiatives for Empowering Local Communities in Azerbaijan” project, supported by PH International. A series of 12 workshops have been developed by 5 trainers who participated in a specialized training on the topic in December 2018... Read More