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25.08.2010
How feasible is the electrical industry development in Uzbekistan?

How feasible is the electrical industry development in Uzbekistan?

Expert opinions diverged. Is the revival of the industry utopia, according to some experts, or, under certain conditions, this process could be possible? What are the creative assembly and the role of added value cost?

30.07.2010
Forecasting the future of energy efficient technologies

Forecasting the future of energy efficient technologies

As we know, natural gas is the main energy resource in Uzbekistan, putting our country among the ten largest gas-producing states in the world. However, due to growing population and limited natural resources, the issue of rational utilization of energy resources is of increasing importance.

16.06.2010
How to evaluate the quality of school education?

How to evaluate the quality of school education?

A regional research, covering issues of school education quality in the Eastern Europe, CIS countries, and Uzbekistan, is conducted with the participation of the CER experts. The main hypothesis of the study is a lack of the required number of qualified specialists in the system of secondary education.

31.05.2010
What are the main components of the National Food security Concept?

What are the main components of the National Food security Concept?

There is a general opinion that the Concept of "National policy on sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition" should primarily concentrate on socio-economic and agricultural issues. However, some experts believe that it is not wise to consider health and environmental issues as side issues.

10.03.2010
Promoting NGO Efficiency for Development

Promoting NGO Efficiency for Development

The key problem of the existing system of interrelations between the state and NGOs is the gap between the state programs to support NGOs and the development objectives of the country.

10.02.2010
Trade policy and human development

Trade policy and human development

High rates of economic growth and increase in the real per capita income is not enough to improve people’s welfare. Improvement of other indicators of human development, in particular, access to basic health services and education, poverty rate, income distribution are also crucial aspects.

28.01.2010
Foreign investment flow in 2010

Foreign investment flow in 2010

Despite the decline in investment flows worldwide caused by the financial crisis, according to the Investment program adopted by the Government, the expected volume of foreign investments in Uzbekistan in 2010 will be almost two-thirds higher than forecast indicators of previous year.

11.01.2010
Innovation development in Uzbekistan

Innovation development in Uzbekistan

Despite considerable progress in socio-economic reforms there were no significant changes in the field of managing science and R&D. Uzbekistan's long-term development goals are largely bound to increasing competitiveness of the national economy and welfare improvement of the population.

04.12.2009
Vertical Integration

Vertical Integration

According to policy-makers, vertical integration is one of the important tools in realization of national strategy for innovation, modernization and economic development.

21.10.2009
“New Urbanization” Strategy in Uzbekistan

“New Urbanization” Strategy in Uzbekistan

CER is currently conducting a number of studies aimed at addressing the shift from rural to urban poverty, urbanization, and industrial development.