Research

Browse by:
Seminars 2016
  • Janenova S. (key coordinator), 2016. OECD-GSPP policy workshop on “Decentralization: OECD good practices and experience in Kazakhstan”, Astana, Kazakhstan, March 1.
  • Janenova S. (key coordinator), 2016. OECD-GSPP policy workshop on “Open Government: OECD good practices and experience in Kazakhstan”, Astana, Kazakhstan, March 2.
Workshops 2016
  • Pelizzo R., 2016. “International expertise in fighting corruption by promoting good governance”, Workshop for the Presidential Reserve of Law Enforcement, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 5.
  • Pelizzo R., 2016. “Promoting ethics to fight corruption”, Workshop for the central office of Nur Otan party “Modern governance approaches: the international experience”, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 14.
  • Pelizzo R., 2016.“Research Activities Development”, Professional Development Program for Higher Education Personnel of Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, May 18.
  • Pelizzo R., 2016. “Academic Corruption”, Professional Development Program for Higher Education Personnel of Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, May16.
  • Baris O.F., 2016. “Economics of Crime and Corruption”, Workshop for the Presidential Reserve of Law Enforcement, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 5.
  • Baris O.F., 2016. “The costs of corruption and economics of anti-corruption policies”, Workshop for the for the central office of Nur Otan party “Modern governance approaches: the international experience”, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 14.
  • Janenova S., 2016. “Performance assessment: international experience and lessons for the law enforcement bodies”, Workshop for the Presidential Reserve of Law Enforcement, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 5.
  • Janenova S., 2016. “Performance assessment of civil servants”, Workshop for the central office of Nur-Otan party “Modern governance approaches: the international experience”, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 14.
  • Janenova S., Kuzhabekova A. and Almukhambetova A., 2016. Exploring the Experiences of Female Leaders in Civil Service in Kazakhstan: Trapped between
  • Economic Pressure to Earn and Traditional Family Role Expectations. Presented at the policy workshop of the GSPP and National Commission for Family and Women’s Affairs, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 29.
  • Janenova S., 2016. Modernization of civil service system in Kazakhstan. Presented at the executive training for lawyers of the local akimat of Astana city, Association of Lawyers of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan, May 24.
Workshops 2015
  • Pelizzo R., 2015. Conflicts of interest. Executive training for the Civil Service and Anti-corruption agency, Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Pelizzo R., 2015. Good governance and accountability. Executive training for senior and mid-level managers of the Civil Service and Anti-Corruption Agency, Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Pelizzo R. and Baris O.F., 2015. Measures of Corruption. Executive training for senior and mid-level managers of the Civil Service and Anti-Corruption Agency, Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Pelizzo R. and Baris O.F., 2015. Problems of quality and reliability of the indexes of corruption. Training program for experts to develop the project “National Corruption Perception Index” Nazarbayev University, Graduate, School of Public Policy, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Pelizzo R., 2015. Measures of Corruption. Training program for experts to develop the project “National Corruption Perception Index”, Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Pelizzo R., 2015. Policy learning/borrowing in developing countries. Learning in governance: theory, design and methods, British Council Researcher Links Programme in Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Baris, O. F., 2015. Economics of Crime and Corruption. Executive training for the Civil Service and Anti-corruption agency, Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Public Policy, Astana, Kazakhstan.
Conferences/ presented conference papers 2016
  • Hui W.T., 2016. Nazarbayev University – academic and research center, and support in the implementation of the initiatives of the Head of the State».
  • Presented in the conference International applied research conference: «N. Nazarbayev and Kazakhstani model of civil service» organized by the Ministry of Civil Service Affairs of Kazakhstan, the UNDP and Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University, Astana, January 28.
  • Pelizzo R., 2016. Transparency of public service – an essential condition for its effectiveness. Presented in the conference “International applied research conference: «N. Nazarbayev and Kazakhstani model of civil service» organized by the Ministry of Civil Service Affairs of Kazakhstan, the UNDP and Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University, Astana, January 28.
  • Pelizzo R., 2016. “The practice of legislative activity of the Parliament of Italy”, Parliament, Astana, Kazakhstan, April 20.
  • Baris O. 2016. Presented a joint paper co-authored with Professor Riccardo Pelizzo and Dr. Saltanat Janenova on “Objective or perception-based? A Kazakhstani debate on the most ideal corruption measure”, the Cornell University International Law Symposium, Ithaca, New York, USA, February 19. Available online: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/research/ILJ/upload/Baris-Corruption-Measures.pdf
  • Baris, O.F., 2016 “Objective or perception-based? A Kazakhstani debate on the most ideal corruption measure.” (joint paper with Riccardo Pelizzo and Saltanat Janenova). Presented at the Roundtable Discussion at Columbia University & Harriman Institute New York, USA, February 22.
  • Baris, O.F., 2016. “The Monopoly Theory of the State”. Presented at the at the Prague Conference on Political Economy (PCPE 2016), Prague, Czech Republic, April 21-24.
  • Baris, O. F., 2016. “The Impact of State Expenditure Mandates on Local Budgetary Allocations across Economic Cycles”. Discussed at the Next Generation of Public Finance, Georgia State University Andrew Young School of Public Policy, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May 5-6.
  • Burkhanov A., 2016. “Kazakhstan’s Identity Building Policy: Soviet Legacy, State Efforts and Societal Reactions”, Rule of law Symposium, Cornell Law School, Cornell University, USA, February 19.
  • Burkhanov A., 2016. “Language, Identity and History in Contemporary Kazakhstani History Textbooks”. Presented at the research workshop at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, March 17-19.
  • Burkhanov, A. 2016. “Nation-Building in Kazakhstan: Identity Formation in the Popular Culture, Media and Television”. Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), New York, April 14-16.
  • Burkhanov, A. 2016. “Silk Road and Identity: China and Chinese Policy Initiatives in Central Asia in the Kazakhstani Public Discourse”. Presented at the Conference “Road to New Paradigms: Impact of China’s Silk Road Initiative in China, Central Asia and the EU”. Helsinki, Finland, May 9-10.
  • Burkhanov, A.; Sharipova, D. “Nationalism in Kazakhstan: Evidence from Grass-Root Level”. Presented at a Roundtable: “National Identity and Nationalism in Kazakhstan: Evidence from the Grass-Root Level”. KIMEP University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, May 16.
  • Burkhanov, A. “Islam and Religious Identity in the Contemporary Mass Media Discourse of Kazakhstan”. Presented at the Central Eurasian Studies Society Fifth Regional Conference. Kazan, Russia, June 2-4.
  • Burkhanov, A.; Sharipova, D. “Nationalism in Kazakhstan: Evidence from Grass-Root Level”. Presented at the research workshop of the Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, Oslo, Norway, June 16-17.
  • Burkhanov, A. 2016. “Nation-Building in Kazakhstan: Identity in the Popular Culture, Media and Television”. Presented at the Regional Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Kaunas, Lithuania, June 30-July 2.
  • Howie P., and Atakhanova Z., 2016. Resource boom and structural transformation in Kazakhstan: A comparative analysis. Presented at Global Economic Issues and Regional Policy Responses Conference, Seoul, Korea, May 27-28.
  • Janenova S., Kuzhabekova A. and Almukhambetova A., 2016. Exploring the Experiences of Female Leaders in Civil Service in Kazakhstan: Trapped between Economic Pressure to Earn and Traditional Family Role Expectations. Presented at the Central Eurasian Studies Society Fifth Regional Conference, Kazan, Russia, June 2-4.
  • Janenova S. and Maltseva E., 2016. The Politics of Pension Reforms in Kazakhstan: Pressures for Change and Reform Strategies. Presented at the Central Eurasian Studies Society Fifth Regional Conference, Kazan, Russia, June 2-4.
  • Janenova S., Kuzhabekova A. and Almukhambetova A., 2016. Exploring the Experiences of Female Leaders in Civil Service in Kazakhstan: Trapped between Economic Pressure to Earn and Traditional Family Role Expectations. Presented at the research workshop of the Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, Oslo, Norway, June 16-17.
Conferences/ presented conference papers 2015
  • Pelizzo R. and Baris O.F., 2015. The problem of using international corruption perception index for evaluating corruption in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • The importance of creating the NCPI for Kazakhstan. Paper presented in the conference “Legislation and anticorruption practice: national and international experience”, organized by Nur Otan Party and the Ministry of Culture and Sport, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Pelizzo R. and Baris O. F., 2015. Defining and measuring political stability: a multi-dimensional approach. International Conference on Public Policy, Milan, Italy.
  • Baris, O.F. and Kutlu, L., 2015. Price Dispersion and Optimal Price Categories with Limited Memory Consumers. Workshop on Game Theory and Social Choice, Budapest, Hungary, December, 10-12.
  • Burkhanov A., 2015. Kazakh vs. Kazakhstani: Perception of Kazakhstan’s Civic Identity in Kazakh- and Russian-Language Media. Paper presented at the ASN Annual World Convention, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • Janenova S., 2015. Public Services Innovations in Kazakhstan. International Conference on Public Policy, Milan, Italy.
  • Janenova S., 2015. Collective Action in Kazakhstan: The Case of 2013 Pension Law, Regional Conference by the French Institute of Central Asian Studies and KIMEP, 18-19 May, Almaty.
  • Howie P. 2015. Reducing fossil-fuel subsidies and the implication on inequality and poverty in Kazakhstan: A first estimate at the International Association of Energy Economists Conference, Antalya, Turkey.