Energy

January 17, 2021

A Promising Green Energy Resource in Kazakhstan: Solar Power

Kazakhstan is rich in different mineral resources, oil, gas and coal being the most important ones for the economy of the country. Therefore, since independence, the government of Kazakhstan mainly focused on developing the fossil fuel industry rather than alternative energy resources. However, due to its geographic location, the country […]
December 10, 2020

Potential of Wind Energy in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a country rich both in fossil fuels and renewable energy sources. However, in the light of recent global developments such as unstable energy market, limited amounts of fossil fuels and deteriorating environmental conditions, the country took a course of developing renewable energy sources. The basic principle of the […]
October 24, 2020

Евразийский обзор 2019: экономические, социальные и политические перспективы Евразии

С 2015 года Евразийский научно-исследовательский институт (ЕНИИ) представляет читателям еженедельные электронные бюллетени, в которых освещаются текущие экономические, политические, культурные и социальные события в евразийском регионе. За последние пять лет многие эксперты, дипломаты, политики, а также рядовые читатели из Турции, Казахстана и других евразийских стран высоко оценили аналитические материалы, написанные нашими […]
July 11, 2020

Renewable Energy as a Potential Driver of Kazakhstan’s Growth*

Kazakhstan has implemented important reforms and achieved major breakthroughs in its political and socioeconomic development, and the nation’s energy and mineral resources have played a crucial role in this transformation. At the same time, however, Kazakhstan has not largely succeeded in developing its non-resource-based industrial and tradable sectors, which results […]
November 13, 2019

Future World Energy Outlook and Global Oil Industry

September 2019 was marked by a an important milestone in the global oil industry when oil and gas stocks’ weighting in the S&P 500 fell to the record low in 40 years since 1979. Exxon Mobil, one of the major oil companies, fell out of the top ten stocks of […]
October 17, 2019

Natural Gas Industry of Kazakhstan: Key Features and Future Prospects

Among the members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Kazakhstan has the 2rd largest liquid hydrocarbon fields after Russia. (ROGTEC, 2015) According to the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan, the recoverable natural gas reserves in the country are estimated at 4.03 cubic meters[1]. Therefore, on natural gas reserves, Kazakhstan ranks […]
July 18, 2019

Eurasia Outlook 2018: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

Since 2015, the Eurasian Research Institute (ERI) has been issuing weekly e-bulletins that contain analytical articles on a wide range of topics related to political, economic and social developments in the Eurasian space, as well as the news block that covers recent activities in the region. As demonstrated by the […]
July 17, 2019

Евразийский обзор 2018: экономические, социальные и политические перспективы Евразии

С 2015 года Евразийский научно-исследовательский институт (ЕИИ) выпускает еженедельные электронные бюллетени, которые содержат аналитические статьи по широкому кругу тем, связанных с политическими, экономическими и социальными изменениями на евразийском пространстве, а также новостной блок, который освещает последние события в регионе. Как свидетельствуют положи тельные отзывы, которые мы продолжа ем получать от […]
January 15, 2019

Petrolization, Financialization as Sources of Wage Differentials in Kazakhstan

According to the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the average monthly nominal salary in the fourth quarter of 2018 in Kazakhstan totaled 176,050 tenge ($465.7). The statistics revealed that the highest salaries were registered in the extractive sector where the average monthly salary is 390,400 tenge […]
December 28, 2018

EFE-2018 Book of Proceedings

Intellectual capital is seen as a vital strategic asset in the 21st century that contributes to firm performance and value creation. In the new “knowledge-based” economy, which began to develop in the 1990s, intellectual capital rather than physical capital has emerged as a significant factor in terms of potential future […]