CESD Research Paper: The Economy of Azerbaijan in 2015: Independent View

CESD Research Paper: The Economy of Azerbaijan in 2015: Independent View In 2015, the expansion of the US economy accompanied with improved employment rates led the FED to switch to contractionary monetary policy. On the other hand, the second largest economic power-China encountered a lower long-term economic growth rate with a fall in exports, and thereby adversely affecting global economic activity. Moreover, the rapid decline of prices in global fuel markets, owing to fundamental... Read More

CESD Research Paper: The response of Turkey and Russia after Jet Crisis and the implications for the South Caucasus

CESD Research Paper: The response of Turkey and Russia after Jet Crisis and the implications for the South Caucasus In 2016 and years thereafter, the economies of Turkey and Russia will experience considerable change due to sanctions imposed by the Russian government as a response to the downing of a Russian war plane in November 2015.The dissolution of Russian-Turkish ties has also affected neighboring regions, especially the South Caucasus. As a result, there will... Read More

Azerbaijan and Iran after the Sanctions: The Pathways of Advanced Engagement and Confrontation

Azerbaijan and Iran after the Sanctions: The Pathways of Advanced Engagement and Confrontation Situated in the Caucasus, one of the most geopolitically delicate regions of the world, Azerbaijan has always been careful to build relations with its ‘big neighbours’. Baku is distinguished for its balanced approach to the foreign policy, which tries to manage the balance between the West, Russia, Turkey and, of course, Iran. The ‘balanced foreign policy’ was and is the only... Read More

Hyperinflation threatens Azerbaijan

Hyperinflation threatens Azerbaijan After the second devaluation of the manat last year and the events that followed: inflation, emergence of the almost forgotten word – deficit, which applies to medicines, foods, cigarettes and alcohol, the population of Azerbaijan is very anxious. In fact, what could be the highest inflation rate in Azerbaijan this year? Could it reach the terrifying numbers, such as 43% in Ukraine in the last year? As it turns out, if the dollar continues... Read More

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Global Report: CESD is among top 100 global think tanks

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Global Report: CESD is among top 100 global think tanks Chinese Evaluation Center for Humanities and Social Sciences at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) produced Global Think Tank Evaluation Report. Thee report for comprehensive evaluation of global think tank evaluates think tanks according to three main levels: Attractive Power, Management Power, and Impact Power. According to the global report, CESD, Azerbaijan is one of leading... Read More