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The Feminized Farm: Labor Migration and Women's Roles in Tajikistan's Rural Communities
January 04, 2018
The Feminized Farm: Labor Migration and Women's Roles in Tajikistan's Rural Communities
As Tajik men go abroad in search of higher pay, women take on increased roles in Tajikistan's agriculture sector.
The Feminized Farm: Labor Migration and Women's Roles in Tajikistan's Rural Communities
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
December 01, 2017
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Despite concerns, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have, so far, been able to manage debt repayment to China fairly well.
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
November 27, 2017
Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
Hungry investors may have another chance to buy Tajik debt soon, but the IMF thinks the situation is far from stable.
Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
November 01, 2017
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
Tajik police detained a prominent businessman, leaving room for the president's son-in-law.
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
Junk Bond Sale and Development Aid: How to Build a Road and a Dam in Tajikistan
October 26, 2017
Junk Bond Sale and Development Aid: How to Build a Road and a Dam in Tajikistan
From the ADB to junk bond-hungry investors, Dushanbe is pulling in financial help. But will it make a difference?
Junk Bond Sale and Development Aid: How to Build a Road and a Dam in Tajikistan
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
August 29, 2017
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
Sliding out of crisis, how are regional central banks handling their monetary realities?
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations
April 04, 2017
Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations
25 years after independence, which Central Asian and South Caucasian countries are the best (and worst) places to invest?
Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations
Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
November 16, 2016
Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
A World Bank survey program finds small improvements in well-being in Tajikistan, but remittances remain an issue.
Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
Tajikistan's Aluminum Company Lives on Subsidies and Debt Write-Offs
October 28, 2016
Tajikistan's Aluminum Company Lives on Subsidies and Debt Write-Offs
Tajikistan, hoping to score a bailout from the IMF, is making unbelievable promises to lower electricity subsidies.
Tajikistan's Aluminum Company Lives on Subsidies and Debt Write-Offs
Beware the Limits of Foreign Aid in Tajikistan
October 21, 2016
Beware the Limits of Foreign Aid in Tajikistan
International assistance may not go as far as some claim it will.
Beware the Limits of Foreign Aid in Tajikistan
Assessing Tajikistan's Growth Potential
September 14, 2016
Assessing Tajikistan's Growth Potential
Dushanbe is hamstrung by lack of international investor confidence, a result of perceived instability and corruption.
Assessing Tajikistan's Growth Potential
Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
July 19, 2016
Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
Long rumored and rumored still, Dushanbe is reportedly exploring joining the EEU.
Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
July 16, 2016
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
Also Uzbek militants and Tajikistan forgot the insulin; weekend reads.
Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia
Is Tajikistan Inching Toward a Banking Crisis?
April 26, 2016
Is Tajikistan Inching Toward a Banking Crisis?
One major bank might be forcing some employees into unpaid vacations, local media reports.
Is Tajikistan Inching Toward a Banking Crisis?
More Bad News for Tajikistan's Economy: Vulnerability in the Banking Sector
February 12, 2016
More Bad News for Tajikistan's Economy: Vulnerability in the Banking Sector
The IMF stands ready to help, “provided the authorities take early and substantial policy actions.”
More Bad News for Tajikistan's Economy: Vulnerability in the Banking Sector
Tajikistan: Remittance Values Fall
January 05, 2016
Tajikistan: Remittance Values Fall
While the value of remittances has indeed fallen, workers are not returning in droves as some feared.
Tajikistan: Remittance Values Fall
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