The Centre’s reports

The key activities of the EDB Centre for Integration Studies include organisation and implementation of research projects dealing with a broad range of regional economic integration issues. The Centre’s research findings are presented in its analytical reports periodically published in the following main research directions:

Over the six years since its inception, the EDB Centre for Integration Studies has become the leading analytical centre dealing with the Eurasian economic integration. Supported by acknowledged experts, it has published ca. 50 reports, which are publicly available, open-access resources. All the reports are provided in this section of the site.

  • EDB Integration Barometer – 2017
    The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU, Union) continues to enjoy significant trust and support from between 50% and 83% of the population of its five member states, as well as Tajikistan (69%). At the same time, positive attitudes towards Eurasian integration have been declining gradually, both in the EAEU countries and beyond. 
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  • Eurasian Economic Union
    The monograph serves as a full-fledged introduction to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) — its institutions, legal foundation, evolution, and, above all, economic integration issues. The authors focus on the common markets for goods, services, capital, and labour, as well as the EAEU foreign economic policies.
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  • Monitoring of Mutual Investments in CIS Countries 2017
    According to the eighth report of a years-long research project, after three years of decline (2013-2015), mutual FDI of the EAEU member states grew by 15.9% reaching US $26.8 billion, mutual CIS and Georgia FDI stock increased by 7.9% to $45.1 billion.
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  • Exchange Rate Fluctuations within the EAEU in 2014–2015: Analysis and Recommendations
    The report analyses the effects of the shock of commodity price drop and monetary policy measures implemented by the EAEU member states in 2014–2015 to stabilise their economies. The authors argue that those were exactly the different monetary policy approaches, applied by the EAEU member states in 2014–2015, that resulted in sharp fluctuations of mutual exchange rates, aggravating the economic crisis with problems in mutual trade that could have...
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  • Eurasian Economic Integration – 2017
    The Eurasian Development Bank has prepared a report called Eurasian Economic Integration – 2017 for presentation at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The report reflects the directions, events, and decisions that determine the current vectors of the integration processes in the Eurasian Economic Union.
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