Rovshan Aghayev

The Second City Effect in...

In his book, The Rise and Fall of Nations, Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley, a US...

8 April, 2021 / Rovshan Aghayev

Why Is It Impossible To...

It is easy to measure the quantity of housing in Azerbaijan because, according to the reports submitted by various agencies...

22 March, 2021 / Rovshan Aghayev

Changing the Economy Without Changing...

On February 2, the national priorities for the socio-economic development of Azerbaijan over the next 10 years were set by...

26 February, 2021 / Rovshan Aghayev

Pandemic 2020: Key Outcomes for...

The year 2020 has already entered history as a year of a global pandemic, almost half of which was spent...

24 December, 2020 / Rovshan Aghayev

How Can the Heads of...

President Aliyev's instructions to the heads of local executive authorities to attract investors to the provinces at any cost are...

7 November, 2020 / Rovshan Aghayev

The Threat of Economic Crisis:...

In a previous article, I analyzed the state of households. The main conclusion was that households had greater immunity in...

23 April, 2020 / Rovshan Aghayev

The Threat of an Economic...

The catastrophic disruption of the global economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an earthquake in world oil...

11 April, 2020 / Rovshan Aghayev

Parlamentdə iqtisadi qərarların qəbulu: nəyi...

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11 February, 2020 / Rovshan Aghayev

2020-ci il üçün büdcə xərcləmələri:...

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29 December, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

The Azerbaijani Parliament’s Budget Discussions

The Azerbaijani parliament has essentially finished discussing the 2020 budget - the next two sessions are formalities. For many years,...

19 November, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

One Region, Two Models, Three...

Almost 30 years separate us from the USSR. But there are processes whose results cannot be assessed after a day,...

27 October, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

Job Creation Statistics: Are the...

The official statistical agency of Azerbaijan is perhaps one of the few such agencies in the world that produces and...

3 October, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

Azerbaijan’s Rapidly Aging Automotive Fleet

The "golden decade" of oil wealth in Azerbaijan (2005-2015) was also marked by the rapid growth of the country's automotive...

30 August, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

Rising Salaries, a Changing Budget,...

On June 18, Azerbaijan’s president issued 17 different orders increasing salaries. One of those orders is related to an increase...

8 July, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

Reform Debates: What Real Reforms...

The topic of reform has been a theme of official propaganda for the last four years. It seems that it...

3 June, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

The Country with the Lowest...

The 2018 United Nations Human Development Report can be viewed as a source that everyone can reference with pride. According...

7 May, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

Azerbaijan’s Earnings from Foreign Tourism:...

Excluding natural resources, tourism is at the top of the list of the priority sectors selected by the Azerbaijani government....

25 April, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

Disempowered and Unfinanced Azerbaijani Municipalities

In 8 months Azerbaijan will hold municipal elections. However, the Azeri public shows no interest in the existence or absence...

4 April, 2019 / Rovshan Aghayev

“Evdar məşğulluq”: İşsizləri udan sirli...

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21 December, 2018 / Rovshan Aghayev

Azerbaijan’s Participation Opportunities in the...

The service sector is usually ignored during the public debate on how to reduce Azerbaijan’s excessive reliance on resource revenues....

3 September, 2018 / Rovshan Aghayev

The Richest Poor

Although the title sounds strange, according to official statistics, the poor population in Azerbaijan receive a greater share of income...

23 May, 2018 / Rovshan Aghayev

Statistics that can’t hide the...

The official statistics has to be reliable; otherwise economic decisions cannot meet either present or long-term goals.  For example, if...

2 May, 2018 / Rovshan Aghayev