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, […]

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CESD Research Paper: Azerbaijan’s Tourism Sector – Opportunities and Obstacles

Azerbaijan’s Tourism Sector – Opportunities and Obstacles This research paper is a comprehensive study of the Azerbaijani government’s strategies for the tourism sector. It will gauge the government’s policy in affecting tourist patterns and explore whether the existing capacity of tourist infrastructure is aligned with the government’s goals. It will be suggested that several issues, […]

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 half 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 and methodology […]

azerbaijan_economy

The Azerbaijani economy in the first half of 2019: Brief Overview

The Azerbaijani economy in the first half of 2019: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first half of 2019. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 2.4 % in January-June 2019 compared with the same […]

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CESD Research Paper: Economic effects estimation for the Eurasian Economic Union: Application of regional linear regression

CESD Research Paper: Economic effects estimation for the Eurasian Economic Union: Application of regional linear regression This researcg aims to provide a coherent analysis of the economic impact accession to the Eurasian Economic Union has had on the economies of current member states and what affect membership would have on the economy of Azerbaijan. By […]