Up to date, CER has prepared more than 250 policy papers and briefs on most challenging issues including, but not limited to Urbanization, Structural transformation, Green Economy, Alternative energy sources, Spatial Development, Transport and Transit, Food Security, Social protection and new Social Contract, Health reform and Human capital etc.
Such interdisciplinary approach to research areas interwined with modern and innovative research modality contributes to high value and applicability of such research studies to the current policy reform process in the country, and results in effective and efficient policy advice. Moreover, CER considers any policy paper as an interim product towards achieving a broader set of forward-looking objectives, such as participatory dialogue, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation.
Featured Research Projects
Implementation of long-term development plans: mechanisms and incentives to coordinate the activities of the government, private sector and society
The new stage of socio-economic reforms/development poses new challenges for the state related to the mobilization of the potential of the society. First of all, this is a more intensive participation of private enterpreneurship in the investment process and, thus, in the deepening of structural reforms in the economy. The administrative methods will not work here. That' s why market incentives and mechanisms are necessary.
Energy efficiency of buildings in Uzbekistan: energy saving capacity, direction of reforms and expected effects
Due to acutely continental climate (high temperatures in summer, requiring air-conditioning, and low in winter, requiring heating), almost half of all energy consumption in Uzbekistan (24.1 million tons of oil equivalent per year) is accounted for the buildings. A key issue in the energy sector is a high risk of rising gap between the demand for energy resources for residential, commercial and public buildings and the possibility of offering these resources in relevant conditions of consumption.