Can Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) contribute towards a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict?

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Can Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) contribute towards a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict? CESD & LINKS hold Confidence-Building Conference in Baku On 06 November 2017, Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) and London-based LINKS (DAR) hosted a roundtable discussion on “Can Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) contribute towards a peaceful... Read More

Volatility, Diversification and Oil Shock in Resource-Rich Turkic Countries: Avenues for Recovery

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Volatility, Diversification and Oil Shock in Resource-Rich Turkic Countries: Avenues for Recovery Well-known “Bilig” journal, which indexed by Social Sciences Citation Index, has published the CESD research article The paper analyses the current level of economic and export diversification in three resource-rich Caspian basin Countries: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the first nine months (January-September) of 2017; Brief Overview

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Azerbaijan Economy in the first nine months (January-September) of 2017; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first nine months of 2017. Both independent and official reports show that GDP declined in the reporting period. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, GDP decreased by 0.6... Read More

The National Symposium Held in Baku

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The National Symposium Held in Baku On 25 October 2017, Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) has organized the Final Symposium for the projects funded by the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): – Reinforcing the Protection of Rights and Improving the Living Conditions of the Disabled People in Azerbaijan... Read More

Pension Attainability: Evaluation of the Latest Amendments to the Law on Labor Pensions

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Pension Attainability: Evaluation of the Latest Amendments to the Law on Labor Pensions The article reviews the new reforms of the pension system, new changes to the ‘Law on Labour Pensions of the Republic of Azerbaijan’ and its influence on the future of the pension system in the country. The new changes to the law are reviewed in detail, and written in a simple language,... Read More

Oil shock in the Caspian Basin: Diversification policy and subsidized economies

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Oil shock in the Caspian Basin: Diversification policy and subsidized economies Well-known “Resources Policy” journal (UK), which indexed by Social Sciences Citation Index, has published the CESD research article The recent oil price shocks of 2014 resulted in a substantial economic slowdown in the oil-exporting countries of the Caspian Basin, namely Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.... Read More

Changes to the Oil Fund’s Budget: the impact of increased revenues on government spending

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Changes to the Oil Fund’s Budget: the impact of increased revenues on government spending Last week, on October 4 th , the budget of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) for 2017 was changed. It should be noted that earlier on June 30 th , state budget revenues increased by 511 million manat, and expenditures by 1 billion 41 million manat, as amended... Read More

The Saturday Syndrome: Roots of mistrust toward the exchange rates in Azerbaijan

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The Saturday Syndrome: Roots of mistrust toward the exchange rates in Azerbaijan A New Manat depreciation” panic affected everyone in the country, starting from ordinary citizens to the government officials, businessmen and bank managers. The public panic happened despite the fact that around ten days ago, the head of the Central Bank announced “The currency market has been... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the first eight months (January-August) of 2017; Brief Overview

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Azerbaijan Economy in the first eight months (January-August) of 2017; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first eight months of 2017. Both independent and official reports show that GDP declined in the reporting period. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, GDP decreased by 1.1 %... Read More

Analysts Wary Over Issuance Of 200 Manat Banknote, Says Inflation Possible

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Analysts Wary Over Issuance Of 200 Manat Banknote, Says Inflation Possible Analysts say inflation of manat could come as a result of the new large denomination’s injection into circulation Money is about to grow in Azerbaijan. Alim Guliyev, first Deputy Chairman at the Central Bank of Azerbaijan announced on Tuesday that it may introduce banknotes in denominations of 200 AZN,... Read More