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A Comparative Study on Development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Azerbaijan

A Comparative Study on Development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Azerbaijan This research paper explores the role of small- and medium-sized entreprises in the economy of different countries, with a particular focus on Azerbaijan. The purpose of the research is to support and intensify the development of small- and medium-sized businesses in the […]

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Can Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) contribute towards a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict?

Can Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) contribute towards a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict? CESD & LINKS hold Confidence-Building Conference in Baku On 06 November 2017, Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) and London-based LINKS (DAR) hosted a roundtable discussion on “Can Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) contribute towards a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict?” in […]

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Volatility, Diversification and Oil Shock in Resource-Rich Turkic Countries: Avenues for Recovery

Volatility, Diversification and Oil Shock in Resource-Rich Turkic Countries: Avenues for Recovery Well-known “Bilig” journal, which indexed by Social Sciences Citation Index, has published the CESD research article The paper analyses the current level of economic and export diversification in three resource-rich Caspian basin Countries: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan and attempts to reveal the underlying […]

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Azerbaijan Economy in the first nine months (January-September) of 2017; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the first nine months (January-September) of 2017; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first nine months of 2017. Both independent and official reports show that GDP declined in the reporting period. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, GDP decreased by […]

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The National Symposium Held in Baku

The National Symposium Held in Baku On 25 October 2017, Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) has organized the Final Symposium for the projects funded by the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan and supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): – Reinforcing the Protection of Rights and Improving the Living Conditions of the Disabled […]