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19.06.2009
Prices for commodities: what are the key determinants?

Prices for commodities: what are the key determinants?

Recently a number of economists and political scientists have been discussing the mechanisms of price-making for commodities. According to numerous statements, the prices for virtually all goods are set by the seller, whereas oil prices are set by the buyers. This is far from being rational.

10.06.2009
Factors of production in the distant future

Factors of production in the distant future

The key production factors, i.e. labor, land, capital and entrepreneurial talent were identified long time ago. But for how long will these factors prevail?

05.05.2009
What are the positive consequences of the current global economic crisis?

What are the positive consequences of the current global economic crisis?

It is evident that the current global financial-economic crisis has mostly released a negative impact on global population.

04.05.2009
The development of national agricultural machinery industry

The development of national agricultural machinery industry

Evidently, agricultural machinery industry needs to be positioned as a priority industry sector for such agriculture and industry based economy as Uzbekistan.

27.04.2009
Global financial crisis and its impact on labor remittances

Global financial crisis and its impact on labor remittances

There has been an active discussion in the media lately on the dramatic fall in remittances from labor migrants to the CIS countries. According to some, the remittances have reduced by 95% percent over the crisis period, and such conditions are deemed to have a dramatic social impact in the region, and particularly in Uzbekistan.