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19.06.2014
Approaches for regional development

Approaches for regional development

In order to identify the existing potential for the development of regional industrial production special calculations have been made. The calculation was performed basing on four factors which showed the greatest relationship with the growth of industrial production by the results of the primary analysis.

14.04.2014
Social Protection through Motivation

Social Protection through Motivation

Talking about assessing and transforming functions of the social protection system we should define what results these assistance and transformation should be targeted. And the goal should be placed at both the macro and micro levels.

20.02.2014
New approach to Social Protection

New approach to Social Protection

The key problem in the given context is that the existing system of social protection and social programs are to a large extent oriented at the current model of country development and, therefore, do basically replicate this model, thus constraining the opportunities to implement transformations of economy, society and institutions in the long term.

27.12.2013
Life-long Learning

Life-long Learning

In the context of the rapidly changing requirements of the labor market, it is very important that more people could have the opportunity to purchase those qualifications that are needed to get a job as soon as possible or to get the promotion on the labor market.

18.10.2013
South-south cooperation: Is it time for Uzbekistan to become a donor?

South-south cooperation: Is it time for Uzbekistan to become a donor?

South‒south cooperation has the potential to not only invigorate Uzbekistan’s economy but also stimulate economic growth across the region. And now is the time for Uzbekistan to step up and become an emerging donor.

29.08.2013
Business Climate (BCI) and Business Environment (BEI) Indices of Uzbekistan for April-June 2013

Business Climate (BCI) and Business Environment (BEI) Indices of Uzbekistan for April-June 2013

Business Climate (BCI) and Business Environment (BEI) Indices of Uzbekistan are results of the joint project of the Center for Economic Research (CER) and Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) with the financial support from UNDP. The indices are being produced quarterly since July, 2009.

06.06.2013
Financial liberalization: Developing the retail banking business in Uzbekistan

Financial liberalization: Developing the retail banking business in Uzbekistan

Small and private business development is becoming an increasingly important factor in economic growth and job creation in Uzbekistan. Between 2000 and 2012 the sector’s contribution to GDP has risen from 31 to 54.6%, and to job creation, from 49.7 to 76%.

01.05.2013
Urbanization and Industrialization in Central Asia: Looking for solutions to key development problems

Urbanization and Industrialization in Central Asia: Looking for solutions to key development problems

Central Asian countries today practice a “concentration model” of urbanization, under whichpopulation and economic growth are centered in big cities, as the regionbecomes increasingly cognizant of the need to shift from an agrarian to anindustrial-agrarian type of economy. Cities and their agglomerations under thisnew economic model must act as drivers of growth, but they are having troublehandling the massive influx of people from underdeveloped areas. This economictransition requires better management of urbanization and industrializationprocesses.

04.04.2013
Green Economy for Human Development

Green Economy for Human Development

Human being is at the center of concerns for sustainable development. Therefore, the ultimate goal of any policies and reforms being implemented is to ensure the improved human well-being on a persistent and sustainable basis. Based on this logic within the post-2015 Agenda environmental sustainability should not be a final development goal (as it is positioned at the moment), but an effective instrument to provide improved life for people.

05.03.2013
Post-2015 development agenda: “Green” vs “brown” development strategy

Post-2015 development agenda: “Green” vs “brown” development strategy

Taking into account the conventional use and scarcity of resources it is time to reconsider the previous growth models and find new models that would put economies on a path to sustainable development – “inclusive green growth”. These challenges are being discussed in the fourth of the series of e-discussions on Sustainability and Growth that has been launched by the United Nations Development Group in the framework of the Global Thematic Consultations on Growth and Employment.