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Deriving an Alternative Inflation Rate for Azerbaijan

Inflation is one of the crucial fundamentals of an economy. It is vital to have reliable inflation numbers and their estimations. Michalski and Stoltz (2013) note that governments might have...

Crisis in Azerbaijani-Iranian Relations

Azerbaijani-Iranian state relations have entered another crisis phase. On 12 September 2021, Azerbaijani police began inspection of Iranian heavy trucks delivering goods to the Armenian population of Karabakh, placing checkpoints...

An Autocratic Middle-Class in Azerbaijan: Does State Dependency Lead to Authoritarian Resiliency?

The emergence of the middle class, or the mass of citizens that are in between the working class and the economic elite, has long been studied alongside economic development as...

Crisis in Azerbaijani-Iranian Relations

Azerbaijani-Iranian state relations have entered another crisis phase. On 12 September 2021, Azerbaijani police began inspection of Iranian heavy trucks delivering goods to the Armenian population of Karabakh, placing checkpoints...

Protest Dynamics in Azerbaijan and Their Relation to Authoritarian Regime Stability

We can easily anticipate what would await political opposition groups if they were to attempt to hold a political rally in front of a government building under a consolidated authoritarian...

A Brief Description of Azerbaijani Nationalism from its Inception to Today

“The reality is quite plain: the ‘end of the era of nationalism,’ so long prophesied, is not remotely in sight. Indeed, nation-ness is the most universally legitimate value in the...

Deriving an Alternative Inflation Rate for Azerbaijan

Inflation is one of the crucial fundamentals of an economy. It is vital to have reliable inflation numbers and their estimations. Michalski and Stoltz (2013) note that governments might have...

An Autocratic Middle-Class in Azerbaijan: Does State Dependency Lead to Authoritarian Resiliency?

The emergence of the middle class, or the mass of citizens that are in between the working class and the economic elite, has long been studied alongside economic development as...

Public Procurement in Azerbaijan: Limits on Transparency and Public Oversight

In the absence of effective mechanisms and systems, public procurement becomes a huge source of large-scale corruption. In particular, with limited oversight of the budget from parliament, civil society, and...

Protest Dynamics in Azerbaijan and Their Relation to Authoritarian Regime Stability

We can easily anticipate what would await political opposition groups if they were to attempt to hold a political rally in front of a government building under a consolidated authoritarian...

The Azerbaijani Government’s Islamic Rhetoric During the Six-Week War in Karabakh

In September 2020 war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh. It lasted approximately six weeks and resulted in Azerbaijan regaining control over the vast majority of the territories...

Muslim Believers in Azerbaijani Prisons

Among the political prisoners of Azerbaijan, religious believers have for a long time been the majority. According to the latest list of the Working Group on Political Prisoners, 49 out...

SOCIETY
Much Ado About Nothing

Over a year ago, it was first reported that a new reform of the rules...

SOCIETY
Platonun "Protaqor" dialoqu/ “Elenxos” metodu...

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SOCIETY
Disenchantment With the Past and...

This research paper seeks to explore the history of secularism in the Muslim-populated territories of...

SOCIETY
Intellectual tradition, rationality, and freedom

"The mystical is not how the argument is, but that it is. (L. Wittgenstein: The...

ECONOMY
Housing and Wealth Inequality in...

Housing affordability is viewed by many as a way of assessing the socioeconomic stability of...

SOCIETY
Azerbaijan is Offered a “Bitter...

Comments made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during his official visit to Armenia on...

TRANSLATION
Hilas və Filonus arasında üç...

Corc Berkli (1685-1753) məşhur britaniyalı filosofdur. Onun Hilas və Filonus arasında üç dialoq (Three Dialogues...

ECONOMY
Vector-Autoregressive Analysis of the Exchange...

In Azerbaijan, the exchange rate follows a fixed exchange rate regime. Moreover, Azerbaijan is a...

ECONOMY
Can the Development Model of...

We definitely live in the anthropocene. That is to say that due to steady economic...

SOCIETY
Nagorno-Karabakh Peace: Real Luck or...

The end of 2018 will be remembered by yet another surge of rumors about the...

SOCIETY
Book Review: The Patriarch of...

In the summer of 1887, Ahmet Ağaoğlu was in the mountains of Karabakh with his...

SOCIETY
How should self-government be established...

The Azerbaijani government began work to restore life in the territories liberated in II Karabakh...

SOCIETY
Dekart fəlsəfəsində ruh-bədən dualizmi və...

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TRANSLATION
Berklinin Hilas və Filonus arasında...

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TRANSLATION
Hilas və Filonus arasında üç...

Sorry, this entry is only available in Azerbaijani.