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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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  • Dyussembayeva, Gulnar (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    In 2013, the anti-tobacco policy in the Russian Federation was changed substantially as a result of joining the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. This paper analyzes the effect of these anti-tobacco measures ...
  • Andrus, Yuliya (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    This study examines the effect of early work experience on future labor market outcomes in Russia, taking into account the work intensity. The paper aims to identify the wage returns associated with working while studying ...
  • Dyussembayeva, Gulnar (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    In 2013, the anti-tobacco policy in the Russian Federation was changed substantially as a result of joining the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. This paper analyzes the effect of these anti-tobacco measures ...
  • Andrus, Yuliya (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    This study examines the effect of early work experience on future labor market outcomes in Russia, taking into account the work intensity. The paper aims to identify the wage returns associated with working while studying ...
  • Rustem, Kenzhetayev (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    This paper analyzes the implications of the maternity capital policy on the earnings of mothers with one or two children under 18 in Russia. The main goals of this paper are to obtain the most recent estimates of the ...
  • Assanov, Daulet; Kerimray, Aiymgul; Batkeyev, Birzhan; Kapsalyamova, Zhanna (AAGR Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2021-05-21)
    To slow the spread of COVID-19, the state of emergency was announced in Kazakhstan on March 16, 2020. Ust-Kamenogorsk instituted COVID-19 lockdown measures on April 2, 2020. The restrictions reduced the flow of traffic in ...
  • Kim, Kyung (Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 2020-10-21)
    In this paper, I study the short-run effect of social distancing due to the COVID-19 outbreak on movie demand and box-office revenue. Using longitudinal data on the Korean movie theater industry, I first estimate a nested ...
  • Kapsalyamova, Zhanna; Mishra, Ranjeeta; Kerimray, Aiymgul; Karymshakov, Kamalbek; Azhgaliyeva, Dina (Academic Press, 2021-05-11)
    The transition to sustainable energy requires an assessment of drivers of the use of clean and dirty fuels for cooking. Literature highlights the importance of access to clean fuel for switching from dirty fuels to clean ...
  • 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 ...

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