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What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything
June 28, 2018

What's Stands in the Way of Tajikistan's Development? Basically Everything

By Catherine Putz
Bad governance structures and rampant corruption underpin a system that lacks justice.

Tajikistan Still Considering Engagement With the Eurasian Economic Union
April 23, 2018

Tajikistan Still Considering Engagement With the Eurasian Economic Union

By Catherine Putz
Russia recently proposed Tajikistan join the EAEU as an observer, downgrading previous pushes for full membership.
Tajikistan Resumes Supplying Uzbekistan with Electricity
April 04, 2018

Tajikistan Resumes Supplying Uzbekistan with Electricity

By Catherine Putz
After months of diplomacy, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan take the next step in resurrecting the Central Asian unified power grid.

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

By Catherine Putz
As Tajik men go abroad in search of higher pay, women take on increased roles in Tajikistan's agriculture sector.

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?

By Dirk van der Kley
Despite concerns, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have, so far, been able to manage debt repayment to China fairly well.

Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland
November 27, 2017

Tajikistan Keeps Selling Debt Amid Macroeconomic Wasteland

By Paolo Sorbello
Hungry investors may have another chance to buy Tajik debt soon, but the IMF thinks the situation is far from stable.

Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
November 01, 2017

Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market

By Paolo Sorbello
Tajik police detained a prominent businessman, leaving room for the president's son-in-law.
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

By Catherine Putz
From the ADB to junk bond-hungry investors, Dushanbe is pulling in financial help. But will it make a difference?

Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
August 29, 2017

Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth

By Paolo Sorbello
Sliding out of crisis, how are regional central banks handling their monetary realities?

Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations
April 04, 2017

Ranking the Central Asian States as Investment Destinations

By Stanislav Pritchin
25 years after independence, which Central Asian and South Caucasian countries are the best (and worst) places to invest?

Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan
November 16, 2016

Slight Improvements in 'Monetary Welfare' in Tajikistan

By Catherine Putz
A World Bank survey program finds small improvements in well-being in Tajikistan, but remittances remain an issue.
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

By Catherine Putz
Tajikistan, hoping to score a bailout from the IMF, is making unbelievable promises to lower electricity subsidies.

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