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Preschool Education: Responsibility and Needs

The importance of the early period in the lives of children, that is, from the moment of birth to the time they enter school, has become more clearly recognized by society in recent years, and all countries of the world. What previously seemed to be a purely family affair and […]

Pitfalls of Academic Mobility

The academic mobility of students today is one of the inevitable and acclaimed factors in the globalization of education, which for many countries is a conscious goal. In some countries, foreign students cover the shortage of local youth, enabling universities to preserve the existence of faculties, specialties, and traditions. It […]

US-China Trade War: Economic Causes and Consequences

The United States (US) under President Donald Trump revised its foreign economic policy. Since 2018, the United States started its protectionist policy towards its biggest trade partner China. According to the International Trade Center data (ITC, 2020) in 2018, the bilateral trade between these countries equaled $683 billion, of which […]

President Trump in India: Major Outcomes

On February 24-25, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump made his maiden visit to India. Traveling with First Lady Melania Trump, he visited Ahmedabad and Agra before heading to New Delhi. During the visit, the parties signed important agreements on defense, energy, and counterterrorism, but did not discuss a trade deal […]

Ukraine in 2019 As Russia’s Regional Economic Failure

According to the results of 2019, the trade volume between Ukraine and Russia amounted to $10,229 million showing a 12.9% decrease from $11,743 million in 2018. At the same time, Ukraine’s foreign trade with China in 2019 has shown a stunning growth of 30.4% compared to 2018 reaching $12,789 million […]

Academy of Sciences: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

No one will argue that the field of science is an essential part of the national intellectual potential, a key resource for the country’s economic and social transformations. The country’s authority in the world community, prospects for competition in the foreign market, and the ability to solve its internal problems […]

New Stage in Turkey-Uzbekistan Strategic Partnership

Since the change of the leadership in Uzbekistan in September 2016, relations between Ankara and Tashkent have been growing exponentially. The visit of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Turkey in February 2020, his second in two and a half years, has become another evidence of the parties’ genuine interest in […]

What do We Know about Transition Economies?

Economics of transition period remains one of the frequently discussed issues among the academics of Europe and the United States. They organize conferences, devote special issues in well-known peer-reviewed journals, and form research institutes in order to understand the features of transition and to learn its basic lessons. In the […]

Understanding Economic Growth in Central Asia: the Role of Trade

International trade has been and remains one of the most important factors impacting on the basic growth indicators. Many studies show that relations between trade and economic growth are positive and strong. Frankel and Romer (1999) indicate that both within-country and international trade raise income by accumulation of physical and […]

Pompeo’s Eurasian Tour: Expectations and Reality

From January 30 to February 3, 2020, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited four post-Soviet countries – Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan. The trip was planned back in early January but was postponed due to worsening relations between the United States and Iran. The confrontation escalated when, by order […]