CESD Reports


  • From Extractive to Non-Extractive Based Foreign Investment: An Analysis on the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment and Decent Work Conditions in Myanmar 

    Lin, Min Zar Ni; Ngwenya, Samu (Center for Economic and Social Development, 2019-05-30)
    This research paper primarily uses insight from a range of stakeholders that work directly with foreign investors or have closely observed some of the activities that have shaped the labour market. This paper is divided into two sections that are all ...
  • Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Trump, Iran and Azerbaijan: how to be a good neighbour in a turbulent geopolitical context? 

    Bayramov, Vugar; Alili, Ahmad (Center for Economic and Social Development, 2019-05-15)
    Azerbaijan and Iran have a very specific and sometimes complicated relationship due to their shared history. Iran has more than 20 million Azerbaijanis and Azerbaijan’s population’s religious background is mainly Shiit-muslim. These factors can play ...
  • Comparative Study of the Automotive Industry in Azerbaijan 

    Huseynov, Orkhan (Center for Economic and Social Development, 2019-05-15)
    This article analysis Azerbaijan’s automotive market pre and post oil price shock, specifically focusing on two factors is undermining the market, as well as preventions for future development. Firstly, a sole dependency on oil, as major part of ...
  • Investing in Renewable Energy in Azerbaijan: A Valuation of Three Alternative Investment Scenarios 

    Kerckhoff, Tim (Center for Economic and Social Development, 2019-05-15)
    The central aim of this paper is to provide a valuation of the investment in renewable energy and illuminate the extent to which gas exports may mitigate the investment’s costs. Evidently, there exists an abundance of renewable energy investment ...

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