«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.
The middle of June in Central Asia was marked by sequence of major political events. The region became the center of the world’s media attention for a while. The inauguration ceremony of the new president of Kazakhstan took place; Bishkek and Dushanbe organized international summits and welcomed distinguished guests.
The analytical platform CABAR.asia presents a brief overview of the most recent significant political events in the region.
«For a successful transition to “green economy “the contribution of all parties is required: the government, industry and population. In case of non-participation or lack of motivation to participate in the fulfillment of the transition to a “green economy” of at least one side, the probability of their implementation will rush to zero», – Yerlan Kasym, an energy policy specialist from Nur-Sultan, writes in his article for CABAR.asia.
The last week of May in Central Asia was full of large-scale national events. The region met delegations and representatives of various countries, the anniversary meeting of EAEU took place at Nur-Sultan, and bilateral fruitful meetings were held.
The analytic platform CABAR.asia presents a brief review of the week’s most significant political events in the region.
In the coming days, early presidential elections will be held in Kazakhstan. For the first time since the country’s independence, the surname “Nazarbayev” will not be on the presidential ballot. The full registered candidates turned out to be seven people, including the current president, the first female presidential candidate, a communist, two national patriots, an agricultural official and a trade union official.
«The process of emigration does not have any significant effect on the demographic indicators of the population in Kazakhstan. In Kazakhstan, there is no threat of depopulation and aging of the nation», – Olga Simakova, Almaty-based sociologist, writes in her article.