• 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

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.

28.10.2014
Home-made VS School Breakfasts

Home-made VS School Breakfasts

British nutritionists have come to a curious conclusion after making a nutrition research of school children. It turns out that food, cooked by professional school chefs and based on recommendations of nutrition specialists, is much healthier for children than breakfasts that are cooked at home and given by parents to school. Scientists have found that children, who constantly eat at home or bringing food with them, have an increased level of cholesterol and blood sugar compared with a group of students eating at school.

03.09.2014
Promoting energy efficiency of buildings in Uzbekistan

Promoting energy efficiency of buildings in Uzbekistan

Compared with developed countries with similar climate conditions, the potential for energy savings in buildings in Uzbekistan is more than 50% annually. The results showed that the planned volumes in the country for new construction and renovation through the introduction of energy-saving measures in residential and public buildings by 2030 could provide annual energy savings of up to 35%.

Latest research

  • 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.

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20.02.2015
Uzbekistan towards 2030: Transition to the Resource-efficient Growth Model

Uzbekistan towards 2030: Transition to the Resource-efficient Growth Model

On February 18, 2015 a Round Table devoted to "Sustainable Development and Sustainable Growth: Managing Resources more efficiently" (Vision -2030) with the involvement of representatives of international organizations, diplomatic corps, national and international experts was held at the Center for Economic Research.

02.02.2015
New Social Contract for Social Transformations

New Social Contract for Social Transformations

On January 30, CER, supported by UNDP (SMART Project), hosted the first Development Dialogue meeting of this year, starting with "Formulating a New Social Contract for Sustainable Social Development". The topic is one of the key research topics within the Strategy of structural reforms of Uzbekistan for the 2030 period "Vision-2030". To commence the discussion, a presentation on the findings from the most recent UNDP/CER research "Social Policy for Economic Transformation and Social Sustainability: New Social Contract in the New Stage of Development" was delivered by CER Research Coordinator, Ms.Kamila Mukhamedkhanova.

15.01.2015
Meeting with World Bank Agricultural Modernization mission

Meeting with World Bank Agricultural Modernization mission

On January 14, 2015 World Bank Agricultural Modernization mission met with CER experts. The main goal of the meeting was to discuss potential investment projects to support the agriculture sector modernization.

12.12.2014
CER strengthens cooperation with the World Bank

CER strengthens cooperation with the World Bank

In December, the Center for Economic Research, has had a series of meetings with the World Bank Missions on the development of transit capacity, issues of energy and water resources of Uzbekistan.