Baku-Tbilisi-Kars: Regional Implications and Perspectives

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars: Regional Implications and Perspectives The establishment of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) policy as a part of the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) sets new objectives for the deepening of cooperation between the EU and EaP countries, and the greater integration of the EaP based on shared norms, values and standards. Forming the eastern divide of the ENP, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia are considered... Read More

New Debt Policy in Azerbaijan: Hopes, Realities, Risks and Perspectives

New Debt Policy in Azerbaijan: Hopes, Realities, Risks and Perspectives From the second half of 2014, Azerbaijani public debt increased considerably along with several new challenges facing the domestic economy. During this period, the ratio of foreign debt to GDP rose from 8.6% (01.01.2015) to 22.8% (01.06.2018). The increase was 3.4 billion US dollars in nominal terms. At the beginning of 2018, Azerbaijan’s public debt amounted to 10 billion... Read More

CESD Research Paper: Why Azerbaijan needs a Strategic Reform of its foreign policy towards the European Union?

CESD Research Paper: Why Azerbaijan needs a Strategic Reform of its foreign policy towards the European Union? During the course of 2015 Azerbaijan suffered the impact of two devaluations of the national currency, Azerbaijani Manat (AZN), due to the decrease of the world oil prices. Given that oil and natural gas accounts for more than 90% of Azerbaijani exports, continued low world oil prices had a critical negative impact on the Azerbaijani economy.... Read More

Competitiveness in Azerbaijan: Assessing Sectorial Economic Policies

Competitiveness in Azerbaijan: Assessing Sectorial Economic Policies CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development, Azerbaijan has developed new research paper titled as “Competitiveness in Azerbaijan: Assessing Sectorial Economic Policies”. This publication was developed and printed with the support of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. This research paper assesses economic diversification and cross-sector competitiveness in Azerbaijan by employing... Read More

The CESD Paper was named the second best paper for Think Tank Publication of the Year Award

The CESD Paper was named the second best paper for Think Tank Publication of the Year Award Perspectives of Women in Rural Areas, a report by the Center for Research and Policy Making in Macedonia, was named the winner of the 2013 PASOS Think-Tank Publication of the Year Award. The second place prize in this category went to the Center for Economic and Social Development in Baku for Access to the Customs Union: Shaping the Strategy for Azerbaijan.... Read More

CESD Presented New Research Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility

CESD Presented New Research Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development, leading think tank in Azerbaijan, presented new research paper on corporate social responsibility. The Project is funded by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The paper mention that all over the world, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become more and more popular in the business community. In many developed countries, CSR has... Read More

ECONOMETRIC MODELS OF IMPACT OF RUSSIA’S ACCESSION TO THE WTO ON AZERBAIJAN

ECONOMETRIC MODELS OF IMPACT OF RUSSIA’S ACCESSION TO THE WTO ON AZERBAIJAN Baku Seminar on Econometric models and presentation of analyses of impact of Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan was taken place in Baku, Azerbaijan on November 05th, 2012 by support of GIZ, CESD-Center for Economic and Social Development, Azerbaijan and Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, Ukraine with representatives from government agencies,... Read More