The World Bank placed Azerbaijan at the 70th position in doing business report

The World Bank placed Azerbaijan at the 70th position in doing business report Full Report is available at www.cesd.az The World Bank in its traditional report on Doing Business 2014 recorded relative deterioration of conditions for entrepreneurship in Azerbaijan in spite of 3 reforms implemented in the country. Thus, in accordance with Doing Business 2014 covering 189 economies, Azerbaijan descended from 67th to 70th place according to the ABC news agency. Among the nearest partners... Read More

CESD-FES International Conference Materials On-line Available

CESD-FES International Conference Materials On-line Available CESD-FES International Conference on Evaluation and Modeling of Comparative Advantages in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan with participation of representatives from more than 90 stakeholders including government agencies, parliament, think tanks, international communities, academia, NGOs and mass media held on October 24, 2013 in Baku, Azerbaijan The main objective of the conference was to define identify as well as to... Read More

The CESD Paper was named the second best paper for Think Tank Publication of the Year Award

The CESD Paper was named the second best paper for Think Tank Publication of the Year Award Perspectives of Women in Rural Areas, a report by the Center for Research and Policy Making in Macedonia, was named the winner of the 2013 PASOS Think-Tank Publication of the Year Award. The second place prize in this category went to the Center for Economic and Social Development in Baku for Access to the Customs Union: Shaping the Strategy for Azerbaijan. This ground-breaking paper is... Read More

CESD-FES International Conference on Evaluation and Modeling of Comparative Advantages in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan to Start in Baku

CESD-FES International Conference on Evaluation and Modeling of Comparative Advantages in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan to Start in Baku Azerbaijan’s strategic vision “2020: Look into the Future” identifies diversification of the economy as a key component of Azerbaijan’s economic development. In spite of the growth in the non-oil sector of the economy in recent years, the dominance of the oil sector persists. Oil revenue makes up 75% of total revenue of the national... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in The First Three Quarters of 2013; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in The First Three Quarters of 2013; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first three quarters of year on October, 17, 2013. CESD calculations confirm that, there were growth in GDP in the indicated period, however, it does not match official figures which reported by State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan. According to the state committee, GDP increased by 5.2% in the first three... Read More

World Top Think Tank Cites CESD Reports

World Top Think Tank Cites CESD Reports Carnegie Endowment for International Peace references to the CESD reports in its latest report called as “What Lies Ahead for Azerbaijan?”. The article analyzes last developments in Azerbaijan and focuses on both economic and political changes. Full article is available at: http://carnegieendowment.org/2013/10/07/what-lies-ahead-for-azerbaijan/gpd3  Read More

New Global Think Tanks Alliance

New Global Think Tanks Alliance CESD, Azerbaijan is part of the global network New global alliance of think tanks from emergency economies was set up in Hanikou, China on November, 01, 2013. CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development, an internationally recognized top independent think tank from Azerbaijan, is part of new initiative. The alliance has think tank members from Brazil, China. Southern Africa Republic, Malaysia, Turkey, Russia, Nigeria, Vietnam, Mexico, India.... Read More