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28.03.2016
Effectiveness of public investment management

Effectiveness of public investment management

In Uzbekistan, the volume of investments from central sources (state budget, funds, government debt) has risen sharply and is set to rise further. What are the possible ways of improving of the current mechanism of public investment management for increasing effectiveness of their use?

12.02.2016
Improving tariff policy for increasing energy efficiency of buildings

Improving tariff policy for increasing energy efficiency of buildings

According to the results of inquiry that was held within the research on green buildings, the existing tariff policy doesn’t create enough stimuli for increasing energy efficiency in buildings. It is advisable to form economically justified tariffs for reaching the balance of the interests of society, customers and suppliers.

20.01.2016
Does the revenue transparency exacerbate the inequalities in society?

Does the revenue transparency exacerbate the inequalities in society?

The group of sociologists, psychologists and economists from Yale University has recently published the results of an experiment. They showed that one of the factors contributing to the perpetuation and aggravation of inequality in modern society is the awareness of people about somebody’s wealth.

15.12.2015
National assets and long-term sustainable development

National assets and long-term sustainable development

Having rich resource base according to the indicator of rental income (% of GNI), Uzbekistan is among top 10 resource-secured countries in the world. To a large extent, this has determined the current model of economic growth based on the development of resource-intensive industries.

Latest research

  • Expansion of the middle class in Uzbekistan. Means of social mobility

    Expansion of the middle class in Uzbekistan. Means of social mobility

    The concept of "middle class" is closely related to the phenomenon of social mobility ‒ the movement of people up (or down) in the social hierarchy. This movement takes place through channels of social mobility, so-called social lifts ‒ the institutions that provide opportunities for people to improve their societal status. Such institutions include education systems and research activities, political organizations and the civil service, the labour market and entrepreneurship, service in the armed forces, professional sports and show business, informal social networks and others.

  • Entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan as a basis for formation of the middle class

    Entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan as a basis for formation of the middle class

    Today, entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan are considered as a target group of the reforms and as a potential driving force in the transformation of the socio-economic and socio-political spheres. The role of business is directly linked to the issues of formation and expansion of such social layer as middle class. Analysis of the results allowed to reveal and to summarize the most typical socio-economic characteristics of entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan, which promote or prevent them from becoming the middle class.

  • Transaction sector of Uzbekistan as a factor in increasing economy efficiency

    Transaction sector of Uzbekistan as a factor in increasing economy efficiency

    Today, the government of the republic is taking some measures to optimize transaction costs and the development of transaction industries in the whole. However, the current situation requires a deeper and more comprehensive approach to the problem solving, which is based on the structural issues of institutional change.

  • Adjustments in spatial development in Uzbekistan: focus on small towns

    Adjustments in spatial development in Uzbekistan: focus on small towns

    The emphasis on small towns as drivers of growth brings new demands to the methods of policy implementation in the regions in order to ensure optimization schemes of productive forces location and obtain the multiplier effect at creating employment, infrastructure, income. Under these conditions, the role of local authorities significantly increases. From simple solution centers they should become real managers, who are interested in the growth of the region.

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28.01.2016
Research cooperation between Uzbekistan and the UK

Research cooperation between Uzbekistan and the UK

On January 25-28 the experts of the Center for Economic Research participated in advanced training organized by the British Council Uzbekistan. The main goal of the training was to present the experience of British experts in the process of research and project management to the local researchers.

16.11.2015
Strengthening cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea

Strengthening cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea

Transport is one of the key sectors, giving a high multiplier effect to the economy. In recent years, the transport sector has become one of the main recipients of investment. In 2011-2015, about $ 7 billion has been allocated on the development of transport infrastructure.

02.11.2015
The state of Asian and Pacific cities 2015

The state of Asian and Pacific cities 2015

In October 2015, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) jointly launched "The State of Asian and Pacific Cities 2015: Urban transformations - Shifting from quantity to quality" at the 6th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia.

30.09.2015
How to improve “International Trade" indicator of Uzbekistan in the World Bank Report?

How to improve “International Trade" indicator of Uzbekistan in the World Bank Report?

On September 29, 2015 the Center for Economic Research held a Round Table on "Possibility of increasing the rating of Uzbekistan in «Doing Business» in terms of «International Trade»" with the involvement of experts from international organizations, ministries and agencies, state committees and research community.