Institutional Transformation

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Research Team

In addition to providing wide analysis and recommendations in the monetary, fiscal and trade policy, CER notes that effective implementation of these recommendations is not possible without the appropriate governance mechanisms. In the framework of assisting in the development and implementation of institutional reforms in Uzbekistan and further modernization of the economy and society as a whole, the Center focuses on the following initiatives:

  • Promotion of administrative reform for decentralization of public administration system and increasing the efficiency of the state, forming an effective economic regulation system, based on market principles.
  • Assistance in the elaboration of the long-term vision and strategy of development of the national education system in order to create conditions to further improvement of the quality of human capital.
  • Improving the methodology of anti-corruption expertise of legal acts and to promotion of its wide implementation in practice by the government and authorities to create a favorable environment of development of private entrepreneurship.
  • Organization of discussions, as well as raising awareness of the partners and the public about the trends and the challenges of institutional transformations in Uzbekistan.

Featured Research Projects

  • Mid-term and Long-term Perspectives of Transport and Transit in Uzbekistan in the Context of Economic Transformation: Problems and Solutions (2014)

    Mid-term and Long-term Perspectives of Transport and Transit in Uzbekistan in the Context of Economic Transformation: Problems and Solutions

    Efficient transport sector is the paramount component of the economic development. The key strategic task of the transport policy shall become the forming of the transport system of Uzbekistan to the effect that it would be possible to ensure the relative decrease of the costs for transportation services, increase of operational efficiency, reliability and availability of transportation services for the economic entities, diversity of transport routes and become the connecting link in transcontinental and regional logistics schemes.

  • Expansion of the middle class in Uzbekistan. Means of social mobility (2014)

    Expansion of the middle class in Uzbekistan. Means of social mobility

    oday in Uzbekistan, the middle class forms about 28–30% of the population. For the social and economic development of the country, by 2030 this proportion needs to double. Currently about 45–48% of the population can be considered a "middle-class reserve" – people who under certain conditions could become part of the middle class. To facilitate their transition into the middle stratum of society, institutions providing the means for social mobility are needed. The concept of “middle class” is closely linked to social mobility – the movement of people up (or down) in the social hierarchy. Such movement takes place through social mobility channels, so-called social lifts – institutions that provide opportunities for people to improve their social status. Such institutions include education systems, political organizations, civil service, the labour market and entrepreneurship, service in the armed forces, professional sports and show business, and informal social networks.