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  • Alaidarova, Zhansaya; Urazalina, Marzhan (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2019-04-26)
    This paper focuses on the attitudes of Astana residents on the usage of different languages combination on the street signs, banners, and placards. The paper discusses whether the language/-s used on the visual infrastructure ...
  • Assabayev, Alpamys; Burgegulova, Assel; Turkarayev, Olzhas (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2019-04-26)
    From retailers to consumers, everyone has seen the positive side to plastic bags, and they are used globally. However, their negative attributes to the environment have been a cause for concern and drawn attention on a ...
  • Kuketayeva, Dinara; Yessetov, Nurbek; Muratuly, Assetbek (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2019-04-26)
    In 2015, the government of Kazakhstan set a bold goal of becoming a transparent and accountable government. To achieve that goal, Open Government portal was launched with five components that cover various aspects of ...
  • Taibassarova, Arailym; Makulbekova, Madina (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2019-04-26)
    Today, Open Government principles are implemented by countries in order to create appropriate conditions for effective governance and public policy system. Therefore, the aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness ...
  • Toleu, Gulbagira; Dautova, Nargiz; Kurmanov, Gibrat (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2019-04-26)
    This project studies perceptions of nation-branding in the government and private sectors of Kazakhstan. The project aims to identify how difference and similarity of perceptions shape nation-branding strategies and policies ...
  • Karagul, Beknur; Seidek, Sholpan (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2019-04-26)
    Agricultural cooperatives are important tools to encourage small farms to overcome various limitations in developing countries. Cooperative membership can reduce transaction costs, improve safety, increase bargaining power, ...
  • Kutym, Laziza; Ussen, Azhar (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2019-04-26)
    The Fukushima nuclear power plant accident is a focusing event which dragged attention from mass media, public and governments throughout the World. While the nuclear accident compelled some countries to review their plans ...
  • Ydyas, Assem; Akhmetbek, Aizhan (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2019)
    This study investigates how the implementation of public-private partnerships affects the autonomy of private schools in Astana. Public-private partnership policy in school education is a strategy to improve the quality ...
  • Mukhametgaleyeva, Lyaila; Ospan, Renata (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2018-03)
    This paper focuses on problems of implementation of trilingual education policy, taking the perspective of teachers as the main agents of change in classroom environment. The policy is one of the directives of “100 concrete ...
  • Almazbek kyzy, Zhazgul; Kalachev, Kuanysh (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2018)
    This study aims to explore the factors that push young Kazakhstani citizens of ages from 23 to 30 years old with higher education degrees and certain work experience to emigrate to foreign countries. The research is ...
  • Zhylkybayev, Chingiz (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2018)
    The history of the financial sector of Kazakhstan has been a short, but an eventful and tumultuous one. Just as it was struggling to gain ground in the post-socialist world, the authorities were also faced with an important ...
  • Yessimkhanov, Medet; Chorieva, Nargiza; Sultanov, Adilbek (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2018)
    This study analyzes the problem of ticket non-issuance in public transport of Astana. Particularly it looks at the relationship between ticket inspections in public buses and the habit of ticket non-issuance among bus ...
  • Nurmagambetova, Kuralay; Bolatbay, Omar; Akhmediya, Almas (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2018-04-20)
    The share of SMEs in the economy of Kazakhstan is very low, despite their crucial role in generating employment and driving economic growth. The presence of a large informal sector exacerbates this situation by deterring ...
  • Abdisheva, Alina; Yerbolatova, Marzhan (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2018-04)
    The problem of low employment rate of physically disabled people (PWDs) is present in Kazakhstan, particularly in Astana, and requires changes. Despite the existing national and international legislations, the level of ...
  • Makenova, Aigerim; Ybyrayeva, Zumred (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2018)
    This study reports on the current motivational moods of healthcare workers employed at one of the public polyclinics of Astana. Public healthcare organizations are mostly funded by the state and also have the right to work ...
  • Kogay, Alexandra; Shegenova, Ulpan (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2018-03)
    The underlying intention of the establishment of Public Councils is implementation of institutional reforms, which in turn aim at enhancing participation of people in the process of decision-making by the state bodies. ...
  • Baimaganbetova, Aigerim; Toktarova, Nazym (Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Public Policy, 2018-04-20)
    Climate change is one of the most important global issues nowadays and it is important to achieve sustainable energy use and conservation to reduce its impact. Researchers claim that buildings contribute to approximately ...
  • Aliyeva, Aizhan; Tuyakbayeva, Moldir; Ydyrys, Mariyam (Graduate School of Public Policy. Nazarbayev University, 2018-04-20)
    Our paper examines the determinants of Astana residents’ waste separation awareness level, particularly focusing on the factors that influence households’ waste separation decisions and increase their willingness to ...
  • Irgibayev, Arsen; Karabayeva, Anara (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2017)
    Kazakhstani government has adopted the Concept on Transition to Green Economy in 2013 to join 30 developed countries in the world. The Concept aims to increase the share of renewable energy resources in energy profile to ...
  • Duysseneva, Aliya; Otantayev, Nurzhan; Sarsenov, Didar (Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, 2017)
    Urban public space plays an important role in sustainable growth of a city since it creates a bridge between the city and its citizens. This exposes a focus on the importance of urban public space evaluation, which reveals ...

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