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The Azerbaijani economy in the first nine of 2018: Brief Overview

The Azerbaijani economy in the first nine of 2018: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first nine months of 2018. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.8 % in January-September 2018 compared with the […]

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SOCIAL ECONOMY FOR AZERBAIJAN: A KEY COMPONENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT?

SOCIAL ECONOMY FOR AZERBAIJAN: A KEY COMPONENT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT? The paper aims to bring readers’ attention to the Social Economy as an alternative economic system and reanimate the development of a Social Economy sector in Azerbaijan. At the moment, the term Social Economy does not have a fixed definition and, therefore, this study tries […]

transportation system

CESD Research Paper: An analysis of the costs and benefits of increasing Baku’s public transportation tariffs

CESD Research Paper: An analysis of the costs and benefits of increasing Baku’s public transportation tariffs According to a resolution of the Tariff Council of Azerbaijan, starting from August 2018, prices of passenger transportation services were increased by 50% across the board. The increase in prices covers both bus and metro transportation. Note that the […]

azerbaijan_economy

The Azerbaijan economy in the first half (January-June) of 2018: Brief Overview

The Azerbaijan economy in the first half (January-June) of 2018: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first half of 2018. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 1.3 % in January-June 2018 compared with the […]

education-and-training

Call for Applications, “Building Regional Media Competence in Economic Reporting in Azerbaijan through the German Experience”, Training of Trainers (ToTs) 2018

Call for Applications, “Building Regional Media Competence in Economic Reporting in Azerbaijan through the German Experience”, Training of Trainers (ToTs) 2018 We are looking for young professional journalists, student journalists in their final year of university, and NGO workers from the media sphere based in Baku to participate in a training program to address specific […]