Baku-oil_site

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

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 […]

About CESD

The Center for Economic and Social Development is a leading independent economic think tank in Azerbaijan. It's mission is to promote research and analysis of socio-economic issues in order to positively influence the public policy decision-making process.

News

economy_last

Recent Structural Changes: Reasons and Perspectives

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 […]

inflation 2019

Alternative inflation rate in Azerbaijan announced

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 […]

oil_last

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

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 […]

civil_society

CSO Legislation in the EaP and Adapting the V4 Experience Developing the Capacity of Civil Society

CSO Legislation in the EaP and Adapting the V4 Experience Developing the Capacity of Civil Society The main issue this paper seeks to address is the, at times, restrictive legislation on CSOs in EaP countries. Although Georgia has seen its CSOs flourish and expand with many new partnerships and projects, others, as Azerbaijan and Belarus, […]