• Finance and Development

    CER initiates comprehensive studies on the subjects of current economic importance for the Republic of Uzbekistan and the world economy in terms of macroeconomic, financial and economic development...

  • Governance and Development

    CER provides necessary assistance and advice for promotion of institutional reforms in Uzbekistan for further modernization of state, economy and society...

  • Social Policy

    The Center provides assistance in the development of social environment and enhancement of social conditions in Uzbekistan...

  • Information Policy

    In an effort to serve as a platform for an interactive dialogue between government, international and business community, Center designs and implements various tools that facilitate a productive communication...

  • Macroeconomic Modeling and Statistics

    CER utilizes innovative macroeconomic forecasting and analysis methods in order to provide the best policy advice...

  • Trade and Industrial Policy

    Experts at CER utilize innovative research methods and prepare analytical documents to investigate the latest policy trends in international trade and industrial development, and provide sound recommendations...

Hot topics

06.04.2015
Impacts on expansion of a breakthrough in development of the country

Impacts on expansion of a breakthrough in development of the country

Maintaining such high growth involves the need to implement the structural transformation of the economy with increasing the share of the services sector from 45% to 55%, the share of manufacturing – from 9% to 22%. On the one hand, such dramatic changes in the economy will involve large-scale transformations of society, values ​​and behavior stereotypes of people. On the other hand, to make these changes possible, a specific set of social and cultural characteristics is necessary.

13.03.2015
The importance of small towns

The importance of small towns

Small towns and urban settlements (with a population of 50 thousand people) make up the bulk of cities of Uzbekistan. At present, they account for 68% of the total number of cities, about 8 million people, or about 25% of the total population, live there.

02.12.2014
Challenges and prospects of the Pension system in Uzbekistan

Challenges and prospects of the Pension system in Uzbekistan

The distinctive feature of the pension system of Uzbekistan is the high delivery rate to people of retirement age (over 75%), which has been supported in the country, despite the challenges of the transition period and the global financial crisis in 2008-2010. This indicator puts Uzbekistan in one line with developed countries, though its economy is still developing. It is not a secret that many emerging markets are characterized by the lack of comprehensive pension systems.

17.11.2014
Changes in Tax Policy of Uzbekistan in coming 2015

Changes in Tax Policy of Uzbekistan in coming 2015

It is known that the tax policy in 2015, as in previous years, will be aimed at: further reducing of tax burden for business and households; at the simplification of the tax system; at the strengthening of revenue share if local budgets, and strengthening tax administration measures.

Latest research

  • 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.

  • The Millennium Development Goals

    The Millennium Development Goals

    As a signatory to the Millennium Declaration, Uzbekistan is fulfilling its promises to address the challenges outlined in the MDGs. The Government recognizes the relevance and acuteness of these challenges in the national development context. The Government, in collaboration with donor community and the civil society, has embarked on the process of formulating its own national MDG targets and indicators.

  • Vision 2030

    Vision 2030

    The work on preparation of structural reforms of Uzbekistan for the 2030 period "Vision-2030" started in the frames of joint initiative of World Bank and the Government of Uzbekistan, also with support from UNDP. CER has been selected as one of the main national partners to develop this concept.

Latest News

16.04.2015
Developing banking sector for achieving "Vision-2030" objectives

Developing banking sector for achieving "Vision-2030" objectives

On April 16, for enhancing the capacity of representatives of commercial banks, the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan jointly with the Center for Economic Research organized a workshop on "The strategy of economic development of Uzbekistan for the period up to 2030: opportunities for the banking sector." The workshop was held at the training center of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan.

15.04.2015
The Digest on the Role and Influence of Think Tanks

The Digest on the Role and Influence of Think Tanks

The new issue (#2) of the Digest on the Role and Influence of Think Tanks, produced by CER, presents most relevant publications from mass media, think tanks, networks, newsletters, journals and blogs on the on-going debate on the role think tanks play in society, government, public policy, and elections.

26.03.2015
Significance of small towns development in Uzbekistan

Significance of small towns development in Uzbekistan

On March 25, the Economic Research Center conducted an expert Round Table discussion on issues of spatial development in Uzbekistan with the assistance of experts from responsible ministries and agencies, parliamentarians, research institutes, national companies and international organizations.

23.03.2015
Meeting with the Manager of "Eurasia" Program

Meeting with the Manager of "Eurasia" Program

On March 20, 2015 CER management held a welcoming meeting with the "Eurasia" Program Manager, Mr. Dario Citati. The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss the issues related to integration processes in Central Asia, as well as the position of Uzbekistan on certain geopolitical issues.