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

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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 might... Read More

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

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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... Read More

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

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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 indicators affected... Read More

World Economy in the Post-Coronavirus Period

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World Economy in the Post-Coronavirus Period While the world is preoccupied with Covid-19, thoughts are beginning to shift to the economy. When will recovery occur? Which economic sectors will bounce back quickly and which will struggle? Will business practices be forever changed? To help answer these and other questions, the U.S. Embassy is proud to invite you to a virtual panel... Read More

Call for Applications: CESD Spring Internship Program in Azerbaijan

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Call for Applications: CESD Spring Internship Program in Azerbaijan The Center for Economic & Social Development (CESD) is pleased to announce the CESD Spring Internship Program. An Internship opportunity for the months of February- April 2020. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 3 months period with possibility... Read More

CESD Chairman addresses structural changes and shadow economy

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CESD Chairman addresses structural changes and shadow economy Dr. Vugar Bayramov, chairman of CESD gave an interview to the Vestnik Kavkaza. In his interview, CESD chairman touched last structural changes, shadow economy, Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO, problems in the banking sector and other economic issues. He mentioned that in 2012, our center addressed the government... Read More

Social System in Azerbaijan: How Improve it?

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Social System in Azerbaijan: How Improve it? In this publication, Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) has reviewed the social reforms package for Azerbaijan. According to the package, the government has improved different social programs by enhancing transparency, allocating more optimal funding and increasing accountability. Additionally, CESD has also presented its... Read More

Recent Structural Changes: Reasons and Perspectives

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Recent Structural Changes: Reasons and Perspectives One of the most discussed issues currently is why several institutions that deal with structural changes have merged with the Ministry of Economy. Firstly, CESD has submitted its structural reforms proposals to the government of Azerbaijan in 2012. At the same time in 2016 alongside with the strategic roadmap that was drafted,... Read More

Alternative inflation rate in Azerbaijan announced

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Alternative inflation rate in Azerbaijan announced Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first nine months (January-September) 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 which... Read More

The Azerbaijani economy in the first nine months of 2019: Brief Overview

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The Azerbaijani economy in the first nine months of 2019: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first nine months of 2019. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 2.5 % in January-September 2019 compared with the same period of previous... Read More