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The Road Map of an Anti-Crisis Strategy in Azerbaijan

The Road Map of an Anti-Crisis Strategy in Azerbaijan Written by Dr. Vugar Bayramov The current economic policy, including the monetary policy needs to be compatible with post-oil or crisis period. Presently there are two major priorities in economic policy of government and the Central Bank: to constrain inflation and prevent or delay potential variations […]

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CESD was ranked as the top think tank in Central Asia and Southern Caucasus

CESD was ranked as the top think tank in Central Asia and Southern Caucasus The University of Pennsylvania’s (UPenn) Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program has announced rankings of the leading public policy research organizations in the world in their annual Global “Go-To Think Tanks” report. The report was submitted at United Nations’ head quarter […]

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CESD Research Paper: The Economy of Azerbaijan in 2015: Independent View

CESD Research Paper: The Economy of Azerbaijan in 2015: Independent View In 2015, the expansion of the US economy accompanied with improved employment rates led the FED to switch to contractionary monetary policy. On the other hand, the second largest economic power-China encountered a lower long-term economic growth rate with a fall in exports, and […]

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CESD Research Paper: The response of Turkey and Russia after Jet Crisis and the implications for the South Caucasus

CESD Research Paper: The response of Turkey and Russia after Jet Crisis and the implications for the South Caucasus In 2016 and years thereafter, the economies of Turkey and Russia will experience considerable change due to sanctions imposed by the Russian government as a response to the downing of a Russian war plane in November […]

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Azerbaijan and Iran after the Sanctions: The Pathways of Advanced Engagement and Confrontation

Azerbaijan and Iran after the Sanctions: The Pathways of Advanced Engagement and Confrontation Situated in the Caucasus, one of the most geopolitically delicate regions of the world, Azerbaijan has always been careful to build relations with its ‘big neighbours’. Baku is distinguished for its balanced approach to the foreign policy, which tries to manage the […]