As part of the project “Strengthening Macroeconomic and Social Policy Coherence through Integrated Macro-Micro Modelling,” the Development Policy and Analysis Division (DPAD) of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA) is undertaking an activity in Kyrgyzstan that (a) strengthens capacity in integrated (MAMS-based) CGE and micro-simulation modeling; and (b) applies this approach to policy analysis related to MDGs and human development. The project draws on MAMS materials developed by the World Bank. In this activity, the national counterpart of DPAD is the Ministry of Economic Regulations. Support is provided by UNDP in Kyrgyzstan. Expected completion is in 2013.
Mogilevsky, Roman, and Gulnaz Kaalykova. 2011. Country Study: Assessing Development Strategies to Achieve the MDGs in the Kyrgyz Republic. United Nations Department for Social and Economic Affairs, March. A Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for the Kyrgyz Republic was built as part of the study. This Kyrgyz study is part of the broader project Realizing the Millennium Development Goals through Socially Inclusive Macroeconomic Policies, carried out by the Development Policy and Analysis Division (DPAD) of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA) together with the UNDP, the World Bank, and country teams and related institutions, in the case of the Kyrgyz Republic the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and the Center for Economic and Social Research.
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