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  • Yelzhas, Kadyr (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Assylbek, Yerbolat (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Muratbek, Dana (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • Issabekova, Dinara (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • Nurgaliyeva, Akerke (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Karimov, Shyngys (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tabuldin, Ramazan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2017-12-11)
    Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are ones of the major death-causing issues in Kazakhstan which are needed to be solved. Diferent pro- grams have been implemented in order to reduce the incidence of CVDs and the screening ...
  • Idizova, Malika (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    This research analyzes the attitudes towards immigrants in Germany from 2004 to 2016 and tries to uncover the determinants behind, using an ordered logit regression model. My findings suggest that high income, university ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tursynov, Maksat (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    This research analyzes the effect of remittances on the labor supply in the Republic of Tajikistan. In order to observe this impact we use IV-Tobit regression that alows to control for endogeneity and self-selection problem ...
  • Kuzenbayev, Nygmetzhan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    The influence of individual’s belief in God and other factors, such as religiousity, education, perception of happiness, et cetera, on altruistic behavior was empirically examined during this study. It was discovered that ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...

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