«A belief that the second president is a resigned executor of the will of the first is widespread in Kazakh society. But this is a philistine look. If so, Elbasy would not rebuild the party of power encroaching on the current presidential vertical», – Askar Mashaev, Kazakhstan observer, notes in his article for CABAR.asia. (more…)
State of the Nation Address of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – 2019: high expectations and challenges in implementation
«Tokaev’s first state of the Nation Address is not aimed at epochal transformations but intended at on concrete actions with small-step tasks,» – Zhaslan Nurbaev, an independent researcher, notes in his article for CABAR.asia. (more…)
«It should be noted that the question on development of the trial jury institution in Kazakhstan is very difficult, as it is not only legal, but also political in nature,» – independent researcher Slyamzhar Akhmedzharov, mentions in his article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
How does Kazakhstan solve the problem of drinking water shortage in the era of oil leadership in Central Asia?
«By 2050, Kazakhstan’s level of drinking water deficit can increase threefold if appropriate measures are not taken,» – says water columnist Kunduz Adylbekova, in her article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
«The main reason why the young generation leaders of the country fail is the deprivation of freedom of action by political heavyweights, who manifest themselves in constant guardianship, as well as an excessive fear of making a mistake while on the post. In addition, it is worthwhile to understand that it is impossible for one young minister to change the system that has developed over the years by 360 degrees, which leads to further disappointments and failures,» – Anuar Temirov, a young analyst from Nur-Sultan, notes in his article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
«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.
«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.
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?
«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.
«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.