CESD Spring Internship Program

CESD Spring Internship Program The Center for Economic & Social Development (CESD) is pleased to announce an Internship opportunity for the months of April-May-June-July. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 4 months period with possibility of extension. Requirements: – An academic degree from International or Azerbaijan based educational institutions – Background in Macroeconomics, International... Read More

CESD is claimed by the Russian Groups as a part of Global News-making Conspiracy Network

CESD is claimed by the Russian Groups as a part of Global News-making Conspiracy Network Some modern Russians, whose ancestors fought the war against Nazis, are more chauvinist tempered, nowadays. No tolerance for alternative thinking and independent think-tanks. Russian radical groups tried to disclose to public “How News-making Works”. Referring to several basic ideas of the media conspiracy, ‘Pleskov.org- The information portal for Slavs’ tries to understand... Read More

CESD offers a tax exemption for e-trade

CESD offers a tax exemption for e-trade The 5th Tax Forum was taken place in Baku, Azerbaijan on February 10th, 2016. Chairman of the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) Vugar Bayramov, who addressed the forum, has proposed to exempt e-commerce within the country from VAT. “The matter rests in entrepreneurs who sell their products only through the Internet,” he said. He also noted that it is possible to set a limit in the amount of 1,000 manats ($630.7) for cash... Read More

The Road Map of an Anti-Crisis Strategy in Azerbaijan

The Road Map of an Anti-Crisis Strategy in Azerbaijan Written by Dr. Vugar Bayramov The current economic policy, including the monetary policy needs to be compatible with post-oil or crisis period. Presently there are two major priorities in economic policy of government and the Central Bank: to constrain inflation and prevent or delay potential variations in the exchange rate of national currency. These priorities are important, however they are not and should not be, the key... Read More

CESD was ranked as the top think tank in Central Asia and Southern Caucasus

CESD was ranked as the top think tank in Central Asia and Southern Caucasus The University of Pennsylvania’s (UPenn) Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program has announced rankings of the leading public policy research organizations in the world in their annual Global “Go-To Think Tanks” report. The report was submitted at United Nations’ head quarter in New-York City, USA yesterday. The report’s publication is the culmination of an eight-month process involving the support... Read More