Completed

Development of the National Plan of Action (NPA) for child wellbeing in Uzbekistan 2010‐2015
May 2010 - December 2010
The Project aimed at developing a National Plan of Action on Child Wellbeing for 2010-2015, based on the available evidence and the lessons learnt from the pilot experience.
Teacher shortage and teacher quality in Uzbekistan: a school-level analysis
April 2010 - October 2010
The main objective of this study is the evaluation of the availability of qualified teachers in the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as developing recommendations ensuring the system of basic education with the sufficient number of qualified teachers.
Improving the municipal management system in Uzbekistan - main directions, mechanisms and tools
March 2010 - August 2011
The objective of the research is to assist to the improvement of the institutional and administrative and budget component of the urban governance in the medium term.
Structural Changes in the Economy of Uzbekistan: Achievements, Problems, Perspectives
December 2009 - February 2011
The goal of the project is to determine the prioritized sectors in the economy with maximum multiplier effect for the development of the general economy, and drafting recommendations to create a favorable environment for their development.
Export facilitation – diversification by commodities and geographical structure
December 2009 - November 2010

The aim of the research is to analyze the opportunities of Uzbekistan for diversification of export by commodities and geographical destinations by the means of raising the competitiveness of economy and promoting goods of national producers to foreign markets. Practical recommendations for the implementation of this strategy will also be developed in the research paper.

Building capacity to utilize trade policy for human development
December 2009 - March 2010
The objective of the study is to analyze the impact of foreign trade policies on human development and to determine main directions of its improvement to achieve the increase of human development indicators.
Adjustments in the Global Financial Architecture - Implications for Policies in Uzbekistan
November 2009 - December 2010

Current project consists of two main components:

1. The global financial architecture reform: accumulation and use of the official reserve assets in Uzbekistan with regard to the changes in the world exchange system (Policy brief). (Policy brief issuing in April, 2010)

2. The global financial architecture reform: formation of the perspectives of the banking sector development in Uzbekistan with regard to the toughening of the prudential regulation on the global financial markets (Policy brief). (January, 2010 – July, 2010)

New vision for developing NGO sector in Uzbekistan in the context of ongoing political and economic modernization
November 2009 - August 2010
The objective of the research is to render assistance in formation of new approaches and a new vision of the state on the role and the place of NGOs in the processes of political and economic modernization in Uzbekistan in the medium and long term.
Finance development, inequality and poverty reduction (evidence from Uzbekistan)
November 2009 - November 2010
The goal of this study is to assess the links between economic growth rates, development of financial sector and the main indicators used to measure qualitative changes in poverty dynamics, namely poverty rates and changes in income distribution.
Family Assets Mobilization (2010)
October 2009 - October 2011

CER, with the support of UNDP, is launching the second round of the ‘Family Assets Mobilization’ (FAM) survey. The first round, conducted in 2004 focused on the issue of transforming the ‘idle’ capital of households into productive investment. During the last five years the FAM-2004 recommendations had a considerable impact on social and economic policies. The row of governmentally supported programs, such as the development of microfinance institutions, reduced transactions costs and home-based employment expanded the opportunities of households and businesses.