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02.08.2012
Info-graphics #1 From recession to rapid economic growth

Info-graphics #1 From recession to rapid economic growth

Among the CIS countries Uzbekistanis the first country gained the pre-reform level of economic development. During the Independence years GDP has increased by 212 percent. To date the growth rate of Uzbekistanis in line with the fastest growing economies in the world.

09.07.2012
How to become a good driver?

How to become a good driver?

The era of neo-liberalists has passed, and today most experts without any doubts and with both hands support the necessity of state economic regulation. However, they cannot give an unambiguous answer to the question – how far and in what areas of the economy, state should “drive” the economy?

29.06.2012
Actors of modernization: who are they? (or, Gyulchatay, will you unveil your face?)

Actors of modernization: who are they? (or, Gyulchatay, will you unveil your face?)

Modernization is a process, and that means there should be actors of modernization, i.e. social groups who would be interested in the outcomes of modernization.

An analysis shows that in Uzbekistan, to implement programs of modernization, the stake is placed on large state-owned companies and corporations that operate under state bodies for economic management. And, perhaps, in our model of reform, where the state retains a strong presence in the economy, this scenario is inevitable.

14.05.2012
Uzbekistan in the Era of High Commodity Prices

Uzbekistan in the Era of High Commodity Prices

A persistent concern for the region highlighted in the 2012 edition of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific is the challenge presented by commodity price volatility, in particular the trend of rising commodity prices.

09.04.2012
Regarding the question of closed systems…

Regarding the question of closed systems…

"We – the analytical community inside Uzbekistan – have been tardy in comprehending the processes that are under way in society. The established clichés and stereotypes prevent us from seeing the real situation and processes that are under way today in society – and they are very dynamic." (B.Ergashev)

21.03.2012
World After the Crisis

World After the Crisis

The economy of the loan capital that was allowing to stimulate demand in the debt for a long time, is now reduced, as a "shagreen". The costs involved, in one way or another, are distributed for everyone. To whom, to what extent and how it is socially justified - is a quite different issue…

09.03.2012
Visioning the Future of Uzbekistan

Visioning the Future of Uzbekistan

There is a recent trend of adopting a Long term development strategies by different countries. In February, China announced its joint research report by a team from the World Bank and the Development Research Center of China’s State Council.

28.12.2011
Is traditional MBA outdated to succeed in business today?

Is traditional MBA outdated to succeed in business today?

In the constantly changing global environment full of uncertain circumstances, in order to make business successful there is a growing necessity in obtaining additional business education. In this context, how well developed the market of business education in Uzbekistan? Does it correspond today’s business environment and lead to success?

14.11.2011
New Silk Road vs. Eurasian Union

New Silk Road vs. Eurasian Union

This autumn major external actors in Central Asia – the United States, Russia and China – have formulated their visions regarding further engagement with countries of the region. The U.S., as it has already been discussed, is advancing a strategy of the "Modern Silk Road", which aims at expanding trade, transport, and energy links between the Central and South Asia, as well as other countries cross-cut by this historic trade route.

11.10.2011
Emerging Economies of Inner Asia – will the second wave of the global turmoil reach those?

Emerging Economies of Inner Asia – will the second wave of the global turmoil reach those?

There are less doubts about possibility of the so called ‘second wave’ of the global financial crisis. The first wave primarily affected “Western Economies”. China and emerging economies in Asia though were affected, could sustain comparatively high growth rates.