Analytical materials

Kazakhstan: Unequal Struggle for Equality in School

«It is possible to ensure equality in education by improving the pedagogical skills of teachers and equal access to broadband Internet (Broad Band WL). This will, accordingly, provide access to high-quality educational materials», – mentioned Zhaslan Nurbayev, an independent researcher and participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Nur-Sultan, in his article.

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The Analysis of Reasons and Consequences of Unemployment in Kazakhstan

«Today, there is an overabundance of humanitarian specialists and a shortage of technical personnel in the labor market of Kazakhstan, and therefore foreign workforce specialists are a temporary alternative solution to promptly meet the needs of enterprises for highly skilled labor», – Zamira Zholdaskyzy, an analyst at the Center for the Development of Labor Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Nur-Sultan.

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What Can Kyrgyzstan Learn from Georgia’s Approach to Cyber Security?

«Georgia and Kyrgyzstan are similar in myriad of ways, including Soviet past, lack of resources, turbulent political history, and other features when it comes to political and economic landscape of the two countries. Thus, it will be nothing but wise and useful for the government of Kyrgyzstan to examine the Georgian approach and experiences in the sphere of cyber security», – notes Nurbek Bekmurzaev, independent researcher, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Bishkek.

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Doing Business-2019: Business In Kazakh Way

Askar Mukashev 12.07.19

According to the research of the World Bank ranking, Kazakhstan entered the top 30 leading countries for ease of doing business for the first time, thus 2019 in the country was marked by this fact. This indicator turned out to be the best among the countries of Central Asia and ahead of many advanced economies of the world. What is the secret of success and who felt the ease of doing business in the Kazakh market?

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Does the Large Number of Universities in Kyrgyzstan Reflect the Quality of Higher Education?

«Dynamics that are observed in Kyrgyzstan – the transformation of universities into lucrative diploma-issuing businesses; the decline of teachers’ salaries; the growing demand for a university diploma as a pass to get a job are the main factors challenging the quality of higher education», – notes Aigul Kantoro kyzy, an economic policy specialist, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Bishkek.

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Youth Labor Market in Kazakhstan: Who is in Demand, and Who is Left On The Sidelines?

Anna Alshanskaya 05.07.19

«Despite the fact that youth unemployment in Kazakhstan is at a relatively low level, a large number of young people face certain barriers. The problem of the labor market in Kazakhstan is associated both with the imbalance of labor resources and employment opportunities as well as their quality », – Anna Alshanskaya stated, a senior researcher at the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics.

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Tajikistan: Does the Tax Exemption Policy Justify Itself?

Aziz Timurov 03.07.19

«Tax exemption is a tool of inexpedient government intervention into market processes. In the midst of oppressed business environment, where fiscal interest of the government prevails over investment considerations and sustainability in the future, granting preferences to one of the parties undermines competition and confidence in the rules of the game in the market», – Aziz Timurov, an expert in economics from Tajikistan, participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics.

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Afghan Traditions of the Uzbek Foreign Policy

«Tashkent needs to find its niche to re-squeeze into the circle of players defining the Afghan agenda. The main indicators of success will be the launch of intensive economic cooperation (at least with the northern regions of Afghanistan), successful implementation of transport and logistics projects, and the expansion of educational programs», – notes Yuriy Sarukhanyan, an expert on international relations, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Tashkent.

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Police Reform in Kyrgyzstan: How To Make It Happen?

Anna Zubenko 28.06.19

«Police reform in Kyrgyzstan is a slow, but almost a continuous process. The society is very disappointed, but still hopes for the emergence of a qualitatively new police in Kyrgyzstan» –  Anna Zubenko, an expert on law enforcement agencies’ reforms, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics from Bishkek.

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“The Blind Men and the Elephant” or How Realistic Is Innovative Development in Tajikistan?

In many aspects, the educational system of Tajikistan is not yet integrated into the global educational system, according to Guldastasho Alibakhshov, the researcher and participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics. In a number of indicators of science development, the country stays behind even its closest neighbors.
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