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Azerbaijan Economy in the First Ten Months of 2014; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Ten Months of 2014; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first ten months of year on November, 15, 2014. Both independent and official reports show that oil GDP continued declining in the reporting period. According to the State Statistic Committee […]

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New decline in oil industry and Growth in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan

New decline in oil industry and Growth in non-oil sector in Azerbaijan The State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan reported that oil and gas industry declined by 1.7% in last 10 months of 2014 compared to the same period in previous year. Monthly decline has been observed in 2014. The highest declined was registered in January, […]

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Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO: Assessing the macroeconomic consequences for the economy of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO: Assessing the macroeconomic consequences for the economy of Azerbaijan The paper analyzes the macroeconomic consequences for Azerbaijan’s economy in case the country joins the World Trade Organization (WTO ). Existing studies primarily draw on qualitative methods, while for this study a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model of the economy is […]

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EDB: The Ukrainian Crisis Caused Economic Slowdown in CIS Countries

EDB: The Ukrainian Crisis Caused Economic Slowdown in CIS Countries Growth Domestic Product (GDP) growth in CIS countries continued to go down and reached 0.9% year-on-year in the second half of 2014. This conclusion is made in the new issue of The CIS Macromonitor published by the Research Department of Eurasian Development Bank (EDB). The […]

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World Bank Ease of Doing Business in Azerbaijan Report was Released

World Bank Ease of Doing Business in Azerbaijan Report was Released Azerbaijan entered the top 20 countries on the ease of starting business in the annual ranking of Doing Business-2015 of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, said the report posted Oct.29 on the official website of Doing Business. Azerbaijan took the 12th […]