Urbanization and industrialization in Uzbekistan: challenges, problems and perspectives
September 2008 - February 2009
Currently there are two long-term trends which will be determining Uzbekistan’s development perspectives: (i) demographic growth of the populations, and (ii) growing deficit of land and water resources.
Medium term vision of urbanization processes and regional development management
September 2008 - February 2009

The analytical review focuses on assisting the government of Uzbekistan in its urbanization and rural development initiative. The review analyzes the current rural development program, and its main challeneges, as well as stresses that due to the reduced employment opportunities in the rural areas stimulating labor migration, both external and within the country, especially the flow of labor force from rural areas to the cities.

Online Tender Platform (DGMarket)
December 2006 - December 2010
The Project’s main goal is to create a transparent system for procurement goods and services for the needs of the Government, international organizations and foreign companies accredited in Uzbekistan, as well as to improve Uzbekistan’s procurement system in accordance with world standards via removing existing weaknesses and strengthening legislation basis.
Community Empowerment Network (CEN) Website
September 2005 - May 2006
Center for Economic Research within a framework of its activities on Uzbekistan Development Gateway project has been announced by the World Bank Institute as a grant winner for creation and maintenance of a website for Community Empowerment Network (CEN) for Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Support to Reform Process in Uzbekistan (SRPU)
June 2005 - December 2011
The project furnishes the Government of Uzbekistan with a stream of policy analyses, recommendations, and blueprints produced by the Center for Economic Research.
Land Reform
July 2004 - March 2005
CER participates in the project based on the assumption that equitable access to land is critical to any national poverty reduction strategy.
Knowledge Based Economy
April 2004 - November 2004
CER has launched a research component on knowledge based economy development in Uzbekistan.
Employment Generation Strategy for Uzbekistan
April 2004 - January 2005
The main output of the project will be a paper containing an employment generation strategy that will help the Government of Uzbekistan implement policies that will create widespread remunerative employment.
Family Assets Mobilization
April 2004 - November 2004
The project would be a logical continuation and follow up to the Report “Linking Macroeconomic Policy to Poverty Reduction” prepared by CER and the Conference held to discuss and evaluate the policy recommendations from the report.
Medium-Term Strategy for Improving the Living Standards of the People of Uzbekistan
March 2004 - June 2004
The long-term goal of the Technical Assistance (TA) is to reduce poverty in Uzbekistan through the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive medium-term strategy for improving the living standards of the people, particularly the low-income, vulnerable, and socially excluded segments of its society.