Program in Economic Policy Analysis (PEPA)

Donor: World Bank

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Duration: March 1999 - March 2002

The project provided assistance to the Government in professional capacity building of economic specialists in Uzbekistan through organizing a training program. The objective of the program was to (i) strengthen the institutional capacity of the CER through the support of training programs for government officials in economic policy analysis, and (ii) develop training materials to be used in future training programs.

Initially, about 200 professionals representing various government agencies of both national and regional level, and research institutions were expected to be trained. During the three year period (1999-2002) 650 participants were trained within the framework of 28 PEPA courses.