caucasus-conflict

Economic realities of the Russian-Ukraine conflict

Economic realities of the Russian-Ukraine conflict Getting into the Crimea, Russia did settle not only “va-bank” in the geopolitical relations with The West but also tried to create new game rules on the economic plane in the region. Of course, Moscow was warned beforehand it would face economic and as well as political sanctions. Though [...]

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azerbaijan_economy

Foreign investments drop by 1.25% in Azerbaijan

Foreign investments drop by 1.25% in Azerbaijan Direct foreign investments in the economy of Azerbaijan declined by 1.25% in March compared to February of the year. The State Customs Committee (SCC) informs that for Jan-Mar 2014 foreign investments made up AZN 1.016 bn that was by 9.96% more against the Jan-Mar 2013 (AZN 924.1 million). [...]

azerbaijan_economy

Macro-economic figures for the first quarter of 2014

Macro-economic figures for the first quarter of 2014 CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first quarter of year on April 14, 2014. Although, the Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) managed to keep economic growth in the reporting period, but real GDP growth is 2 times lower than the [...]

economy-report

Azerbaijan Economic Forecast 2014: Tottering Growth

Azerbaijan Economic Forecast 2014: Tottering Growth The IMF’s more upbeat prognosis of 2014 economic growth was met with skepticism as CESD economists said the fall in oil industry would continue to hamper the country’s growth. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts Azerbaijan’s GDP to grow by 5 percent in 2014 and by 4.6 percent in [...]

education-and-training

ISET’s Master’s Degree in Economics in Azerbaijan

ISET’s Master’s Degree in Economics in Azerbaijan The International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET) accepts applications for its highly-prestigious Master’s Degree Program in Economics. Azerbaijani applicants are offered: • Scholarships, covering the full or partial cost of tuition • Living stipends • Free housing for the entire duration of studies in Tbilisi [...]