Gubad Ibadoghlu

Gubad Ibadoghlu
The London School of Economics and Political Science | LSE · Department of International Relations

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
My research interest focuses on the economic, social, and political implications of oil revenues management. I am paying specific attention to the political effects of natural resources in the Caspian Sea Basin regions, including Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Russia. I am providing an analysis of the oil-gas revenue revenues fueled the fire of corruption and authoritarianism, the correlation between rentier's state, and challenges for the transition into democracy.

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Publications (52)
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Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan has faced numerous economic, political and administrative difficulties. One of them has been oil dependency of the national economy. The impact of the oil industry on the macroeconomic indicators such as the Gross Domestic Production (GDP) and inflation has been a popular theme in the case of the Azerb...
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Here, we retrospectively describe the Azerbaijani economy since its independence from the Soviet Union in terms of the main macroeconomic indicators that evolved throughout the developmental phases and economic cycles of the country. The study identifies five distinct stages of the Azerbaijani economy, namely a recession (1991–1994), recovery (1995...
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When oil prices fell on world markets, privatization in Azerbaijan came to the fore again. This time, the companies to be privatized were transferred to the management of the Azerbaijan Investment Holding on November 5, 2020, for rehabilitation. The list of such state companies and enterprises, as well as joint-stock companies with state share, inc...
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When oil prices fell on world markets, privatization in Azerbaijan came to the fore again. This time, the companies to be privatized were transferred to the management of the Azerbaijan Investment Holding on November 5, 2020, for rehabilitation. The list of such state companies and enterprises, as well as joint-stock companies with state share, inc...
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USAID совместно с ПРООН. Данными организациями также была предостав-лена международная экспертная поддержка и методология проведения исследования, успешно апробированная в других странах. Исследование проведено с целью повышения бюджетной прозрачности в Кыргызстане, в част-ности доходной части бюджета, улучшения прозрачности в работе таможенных орг...
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Overview of the national higher education system At the beginning of the 2017/18 academic year, 167,677 thousand students were studying at higher education institutions (HEIs) of the Republic of Azerbaijan (with the exception of foreign students). This is 3,898 fewer students as compared to the 2016/17 academic year. In the 2017/18 academic year, 3...
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This contribution gives an overview of the current state of the pension system in Azerbaijan, examining the regulation of the retirement age and disability pensions as well as the generosity of pension benefits. Major indicators are compared to those of other countries in the post-Soviet region. The contribution continues to assess reform needs and...
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Over its 28 years of independence, Azerbaijan has become known in the world market for its oil and gas. 2019 marked two important milestones in the modern history of Azerbaijan: 25 years since the country signed a ground-breaking Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) with the company BP to develop oil fields in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Se...
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Modern-day warfare is very expensive, as well as destructive. A state must have serious economic power and a healthy defence budget to ensure it has access to up-to-date military hardware and remote-controlled combat equipment. Put simply, this is why Azerbaijan won the recent 44-day war in Nagorny Karabakh. An analysis of the number shows that – w...
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This policy paper focuses on the capability of the higher education systems of the six EaP countries to serve the purpose of promoting the European values as an integral part of the EHEA (Eurooean Higher Education Area). The main indicators presented in this paper are based on the EHEA, European University Association (EUA) and Transparency Intern...
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The main directions of reforms of the pension system in Azerbaijan, development of individual account system in the state social insurance system, changes in the calculation of pensions, international experiences are reviewed in this chapter and sustainable development prospects of Azerbaijan’s insurance-pension system are analyzed. As summary of r...

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