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  • Almaganbetov, Assylbek (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    This paper studies the relationship between "star power" and movie success using the novel weekly box-office revenue data for Kazakhstan. We focus on an often overlooked problem of competition between movie casts by ...
  • Bakbergenova, Meruyert (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020)
    This paper analyzes the effects of recent tobacco control policies on smoking behavior in Kazakhstan. Exploiting data on cigarette smoking from the Global Adults Tobacco Survey (GATS) collected in 2014 and the Multiple ...
  • Sanatova, Saltanat (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    Successful establishment of business requires certain abilities and skills, which can be generated with the higher level of education. In this paper, I estimate the effect of education on the probability of enterprise ...
  • Yergabulova, Aigerim (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • Kabzhalyalova, Madina (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-06)
    Shift to floating exchange rate regime is controversial decision to commodity oriented economy of Kazakhstan. Increase in volatility of nominal exchange rate is believed to bring deterioration of main macroeconomic ...
  • Maratova, Merey (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2019)
    The goal of the present paper is to experimentally test the unidimensionality of opinions and the effect of homophily on unidimensionality in terms of speed of convergence. The phenomenon of unidimensionality of opinions ...
  • Koshkinova, Akerke (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2019)
    This study explores whether a mother’s rationalization of intimate partner violence against wives is associated with the school entry of her children. The study uses the Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey with the ...
  • Turarova, Naziya (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-04-01)
    n this paper I study the impact of remittances on household welfare in Kyrgyzstan. I deploy asset indices calculated using Principal Component Analysis and asset accumulation over four years (2010-2013) to measure the ...
  • Sapar, Aizhan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    The aim of the following study is to investigate the impact of subsidies on firm sales in Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries. This study is based on the fifth round of Business Environment and Enterprise ...
  • Mukasheva, Anel (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    This paper estimates the effect of minimum retail price policy imposed on vodka and other hard liquor on the consumption of five alcoholic beverages: beer, dry wine, fortified wine, moonshine, and vodka. Using the OLS with ...
  • Mukasheva, Anel (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    This paper estimates the effect of minimum retail price policy imposed on vodka and other hard liquor on the consumption of five alcoholic beverages: beer, dry wine, fortified wine, moonshine, and vodka. Using the OLS with ...
  • Juatova, Sandugash (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018-04-19)
    The study aims to understand out-of-pocket (OOP) healthcare expenditures in Kazakhstan. Ac- cording to the World Health Organization database expenditures as a percentage of total expendi- tures was 45.1% in 2014. This ...
  • Shakhizadayev, Abylay (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018-05-04)
    The paper’s aim is to analyze the influence of absolute and relative income growth on happiness level of an individual. The paper uses the admixture of current Psychology science’s theoretical approaches and Economic ...
  • Sarsenbayeva, Aigerim (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • Smailova, Bayan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-01)
    The paper presents a thorough analysis of the consequences of economic integration for the countries of the Eurasian Customs Union. The main objective of the paper is to evaluate the economic efficiency of the Union by ...
  • Alpysbayeva, Dinara (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • Abdikarim, Uldana (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-07-28)
    The aim of this paper was to study the effects of recently introduced pension reform in Kazakhstan on the welfare of the country. The effect of increase in mandatory retirement age for women from 58 to 63 was of primary ...
  • BISSENBINA, ASSEMGUL (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • Matayev, Chingis (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018-04-13)
    Heterogeneity between workers, firms or regions is an aspect in macroeconomics that has been largely overlooked. Typically, a representative agent approach is followed, like the respresentative firm or worker in an economy. ...
  • Abken, Amre (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    The goal of this experimental study is to demonstrate that the test of loss-aversion has a superior predictive power than the standard test of risk-aversion over behavior in risky situations that involve potential losses, ...

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