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  • BISSENBINA, ASSEMGUL (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017-05-29)
    The current study analyzes personal bankruptcy ling behavior of young Americans born in the period from 1980 to 1984. Using National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97), I nd the importance of demographic and ...
  • Karimov, Shyngys (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    This paper examines the determinants of firm exit in emerging economy of Kazakhstan. Using cross-sectional data of all legal entities in Kazakhstan, I show that mature firms (5- 10 years) are more likely to fail than ...
  • Yergabulova, Aigerim (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    Taxing meat consumption could be an important tool to mitigate negative effects of meat production on the environment (Wirsenius et al., 2011). Tax impact strongly depends on consumer preferences and household income. This ...
  • Nurgaliyeva, Akerke (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    Recently, fi nancial literacy has been an important issue to discuss all over the world. By increasing the financial literacy level of a nation, we can improve the welfare level of the country. Kazakhstan has not been ...
  • Issabekova, Dinara (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    The U.S. elderly labor force participation rates (LFPR) has been increasing during the last two decades. Using the Michigan Health and Retirement Study (HRS) survey, this paper analyzes the e ects of subjective and various ...
  • Assylbek, Yerbolat (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    The study examines the evidence of the impact of the telecommunication infrastructure on economic growth. First, the paper investigates relationship between the mobile/land-line phones and the economic growth by using ...
  • Alpysbayeva, Dinara (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    Fluctuations in oil prices during the last decade have reignited the interest in the \Dutch Disease" hypothesis. The paper aims at identifying the presence of the Dutch Disease and at assessing the importance of choosing ...
  • Muratbek, Dana (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    This paper examines the determinants of non-performing loans (NPLs) in Kazakhstan’s banking sector for aggregate volume of bad loans. In particular, it investigates the impact of macroeconomic and bank specific factors ...
  • Sarsenbayeva, Aigerim (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    The size of the informal economy in Kazakhstan declined from 42.6% in 1999 to 33.8% in 2015. The informal economy can make an important contribution to solving the problem of fiscal deficit without forgoing economic growth ...
  • Yelzhas, Kadyr (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    This paper evaluates the impacts of a differentiated wage system on polyclinics performance in Kazakhstan. The government introduced this new system in order to improve health care provided by polyclinics. I use data for ...