Vertical Integration as a means of increasing efficiency and competetiveness
September 2009 - April 2010
The research aims at exploring the effect of vertical integration with involvement of domestic or foreign capital. It is generally agreed, that stimulation of vertical integration along with involvement of foreign capital is an important driving force of economic development and has a positive effect on companies’ performance.
Global Financial Crisis: Challenges for Employment, Modernization and Sustainable Growth in Uzbekistan
July 2009 - December 2009
The goal of this study is to systematize the main channels of the global recession and its implications on Uzbekistan, reveal challenges facing social development in the long run and explore appropriate approaches for a better policy framework of social economic development.
Health and Education Monitoring and Evaluation Capacity Building
May 2009 - January 2010
The project is aimed at rendering assistance to the Government of Uzbekistan in developing and implementing outcomes-orientated monitoring and evaluation approaches in the health and education sectors; and to improve access of user groups to primary data, ensuring a sufficient dissemination of the results.
Assessment of existing standards of primary education in accordance with the requirements of innovative development
May 2009 - July 2009
Today there is an urgent need to critically assess the capacity of existing standards to provide the students with adequate knowledge and skills required for innovative thinking.
Comprehensive medium term vision of professional education development in Uzbekistan
February 2009 - July 2009
Professional education along with the higher education system can make an indispensible contribution to training qualified human resources required for innovative development.
Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities in Uzbekistan
January 2009 - December 2009
The project is realized within the framework of the UNICEF Global Study on Child Wellbeing by a team of experts and seeks to summarize Uzbekistan’s experience in formulating and implementing a social policy aimed at protecting child rights and enhancing child well-being.
Social budgeting for child well-being in Uzbekistan
January 2009 - December 2009
The concept of ‘social budgeting’ includes the planning and implementation of spending for social services (healthcare, education, culture and sports) and social transfers (social benefits and pensions). The research project focuses on state financing for healthcare, educational, and social expenditures for children. The importance of this focus is that these are public goods/services and have an impact on the overall welfare of society.
Higher education system and innovative development: challenges and perspectives
January 2009 - July 2009
Uzbekistan is pursuing a rather complex and ambitious objective – transition towards innovation based development.
Key directions of improving the mechanisms of formulating, monitoring and evaluation of medium-term national programs
January 2009 - July 2009
The main idea of this research is in an urgent need to introduce unified standards of formulating programs and strategies funded by the state budget.
Business education in Uzbekistan: opportunities and perspectives 2008-2009
November 2008 - February 2009
The marketing study determines the knowledge and skill needs of the individual entrepreneurs, as well as corporate staff, and provides an analysis for business managers that helps them to determine the adequate training and knowledge services available in the market.