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The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) is one of the University’s largest Schools offering degree programs and concentrations in seven different subject areas spanning the breadth of a liberal arts education. SHSS provides a liberal arts education to nurture the discovery, creation and application of knowledge of our students to the country’s development.

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Recent Submissions

  • Schamiloglu, Uli (Golden Horde Review, 2018)
    This essay discusses the rise of cities in the territories of the Golden Horde. It on textualizes the information found in European travelers such as Marco Polo and William of Rubruck to examine the transition from a ...
  • Abdigapbarova, Zhanar (Global Art Publications, 4th International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures: Understanding Culture (ADES-IV), Aurangabad, INDIA, 2017-02-02)
    A history of literature is not one‐day process. It is the fruit of several centuries, which constantly develops with its spiritual necessities. The early 20th century was a difficult historical period for the Kazakh ...
  • Adayeva, Yermek (Global Art Publications, 4th International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures: Understanding Culture (ADES-IV), Aurangabad, INDIA, 2017-02-02)
    Kazakh ­‐ Indian literary relation has a deep root. Some verses of the world famous Indian literary pieces like "Mahabharata", "Ramayana", especially of "Kalila and Dimna", and " Sukasaptati" share popularity among Kazakhs. ...
  • Baiteliyeva, Zhanar (Global Art Publications, 4th International Symposium on Asian Languages and Literatures: Understanding Culture (ADES-IV), Aurangabad, INDIA, 2017-02-02)
    Study of the language of the Kazakh ethnos along with its philosophy, traditions, and beliefs have begun since Kazakhstan gained its independence. As the anthropocentric direction dominating in the linguistics suggests, ...
  • Unknown author (School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University; International Turkic Academy; L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, 2018-08-17)
    The Organizing Committee would like to thank… At Nazarbayev University Assel Sadykova (executive director, School of Humanities and Social Sciences), Aigerim Nurgaliyeva, Lazzat Sundetova, Ainur Yerezhepekova, Meruyert ...
  • Sapar, Aizhan (Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 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 ...
  • Matkarimova, Karina (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    The research represents a case study and explores Germany’s “soft power” strategy in Kazakhstan in terms of education and culture. Since no research has been conducted before on this matter, the author attempts to provide ...
  • Mussin, Arman (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017)
    Several factors constrain or enable informal trade, ranging from the living conditions of the population, for whom it is often the most viable form of livelihood, to the national institutional framework, to the typology ...
  • Wang, Di (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    The Treaty of Kuldja (Ili) signed in 1851 between the Russian empire and the Qing empire marked the start of the official Russo-Qing trade in Xinjiang. This thesis aims to explore the generally neglected pre-1851 unofficial ...
  • Zhanabayeva, Nurgul (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    This thesis is an exploratory qualitative study of the culture of premarital dating and romantic relationships among urban Kyrgyz youth in the city of Bishkek. Drawing from focus group discussions and individual in-depth ...
  • Kagarmanova, Aigerim (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    This study focuses on different modalities of social media trade in Kazakhstan and how sellers create trust online using platform features, personal skills and physical locations of stores associated with social media ...
  • Mukanova, Leila (Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2018-05-10)
    This paper assesses the effectiveness of the “maternity capital” subsidy by estimating the changes in consumption patterns of families with two children in the Russian Federation between 2000-2016. The main focus is on the ...
  • Abken, Amre (Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 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, ...
  • Kalamysheva, Togzhan (School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Nazarbayev University, 2018-05-10)
    This thesis analyzes the determinants of the life insurance demand in Kazakhstan. The aim of this study was to find how Kazakhs perceive life insurance as a market product and how the perception impacts the consumption ...
  • Mukasheva, Anel (School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Nazarbayev University, 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 ...
  • Sultanov, Bernar (Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2018-05-10)
    The aim of this work is to test whether publicly available companies from Kazakhstan follow the pecking order theory of capital structure in their financial decisions. We defined the importance of the financial leverage ...
  • Zhumakanova, Aigerim (Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2018-05-10)
    This paper investigates the effects of various macroeconomic and demographic factors on criminal activity in Kazakhstan. In my analysis I focus on average gravity and grave crimes in addition to total crimes over the ...
  • Idizova, Malika (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 ...
  • Kuzenbayev, Nygmetzhan (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 ...
  • Sanatova, Saltanat (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 ...

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