Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump gives thumbs up to caucus goers as he visits a Nevada Republican caucus site at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, Nevada February 23, 2016.    REUTERS/Jim Young - RTX28AKF

Trump Foreign Policy Impact in the Caucasus: Projecting Azerbaijan-USA relations for the next four years and beyond

Trump Foreign Policy Impact in the Caucasus: Projecting Azerbaijan-USA relations for the next four years and beyond On 20th January, Donald John Trump, an American businessman and TV entertainer is going to be 45th President of the United States of America (US). This is a hard-to-be comprehended statement by the academic and research communities, who […]

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CESD Spring Internship & Traineeship Program: Call for Participation

CESD Spring Internship & Traineeship Program: Call for Participation Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) announces Internship/Traineeship opportunity with further job offer. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 3 (or 6) months period. What You Will Learn/Obtain: – Become ‘work ready’ for research and […]

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Azerbaijani Oil Fund`s 2017 Budget with 75.0 % deficit

Azerbaijani Oil Fund`s 2017 Budget with 75.0 % deficit The budget of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) for 2017 will have a planned deficit of 6.1 billion manat. Meanwhile, expenditures of the Fund will exceed its revenue by 1.73 times. According to the decree on the SOFAZ’s 2017 budget, the fund’s expenditure is […]

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Macroeconomic Forecasts for Azerbaijan in 2017: Independent View

Macroeconomic Forecasts for Azerbaijan in 2017: Independent View Without a doubt, 2016 is considered as one of the painful years for the economy of the country. That is to say, the economy of the country encountered nearly 4.0 % decline [during January-November 2016 GDP fell by 3.9% compared with the previous year, SSCRA ], the […]

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What to expect from the monetary policy of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan?

What to expect from the monetary policy of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan? The Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan has announced that, a tight monetary policy is to be carried on. That is to say, the Central Bank will try to decrease the demand for USD by limiting monetary base. Although the implementation […]