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Economics is a social science that is concerned with the study of choices made by individuals and societies. It consists of two core fields: Microeconomics that studies behavior and interaction of individuals and firms, and Macroeconomics that studies behavior of economy as a whole.

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  • Kaldarov, Sanzhar (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-06)
    This paper analyzes the risky investment decisions of the elderly in the United States. Utilizing the Health and Retirement Study data for 2002-2008, I first exam ine the effects of different factors on risky asset ownership ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kopbayev, Alim (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-06)
    The Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP) introduction was dictated with an expansionary motive of the central banks. Unconventional monetary policy is still not fully analyzed, and there are no signs that in the future ...
  • Token, Aizat (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-06)
    This study analyzes the relationship between trade and bank credit, considering them as jointly determined variables. The relative sizes of bank and trade credit to sales are modeled in a two-equation system, allowing ...
  • Zhakhina, Aiym (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-06-23)
    This paper investigates whether and how key education indicators for children of school-going age differ across rural-urban areas in sub-Saharan Africa. Data from the World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE) reveals ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Iklassov, Zangir (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-01)
    With the beginning of the computer age, solving many problems in game theory has become easier. However, there is a whole class of well-known problems such as chess, checkers, go and so on, the methods of solving which ...
  • 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 ...
  • Akhmedyarova, Akbobek (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-19)
    This paper proposes a Social planner, Nash-Bargaining and Market-based allocations of water between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, as well as the strategic interaction of those countries under serial monopoly setting. It is ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rashitov, Yelaman (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-15)
    We use factor models to assess accuracy of macroeconomic performance indicators in Kazakhstan over 2011-2018. Specifically, the annual GDP growth rate and unemployment rate are analyzed based on the fundamental factors ...
  • Kazymov, Ramin (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-02)
    In this study, we estimate the impact of Russian import ban and change in public investment on the economy of Russia, mainly on the sectoral production. We apply the recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model ...
  • Issimbayeva, Gulmira (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-04-29)
    Issimbayeva, G. (2020). The Short-Term Wage Growth Rate After Unemployment: The Case of Unemployment in Russia (Master’s thesis, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan). Retrieved from https://nur.nu.edu.kz/handle ...
  • Sagyndykova, Galiya; Buchenrieder, Gertrud; Dufhues, Thomas; Möllers, Judith; Runschke, David (Wiley, 2019-10-19)
    The rural out‐migration of young people leads to problems such as “brain drain” and the overageing of the rural population. The purpose of this paper is to study return migration motives among students originating from ...
  • Assembayeva, M.; Egerer, Jonas; Mendelevitch, Roman; Zhakiyev, Nurkhat (ELSEVIER, 2019-04)
    The data presented in this article are related to the research article “A spatial electricity market model for the power system: The Kazakhstan case study” (M. Assembayeva et al. 2018). This data article presents information ...
  • Ibrayev, Muratkhan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    This study aims to investigate the determinants of capital structure in Kazakhstan and to analyze the e ects of the 2015 nancial crisis in Kazakhstan on the determinants of the capital structure of large rms. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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