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Research Productivity in Emerging Economies: Empirical Evidence from Kazakhstan

Access to new resource related to project management research added to PMWL



Resource provided by Diana Serikbay

29 July 2022 – Almaty, Kazakhstan – Access to a new resource has been added to the PM World Library (PMWL) related to Public Private Partnerships. The new resource titled Research Productivity in Emerging Economies: Empirical Evidence from Kazakhstan” is a paper by Timur Narbaev and Diana Amirbekova published by Research Gate in November 2021.

In this article, the authors study the trends and characteristics of research productivity in Kazakhstan. For the analysis, the authors used the Scopus database, articles were taken over the past 30 years in 25 different fields. The authors used a descriptive and network analysis of the scientific literature of Kazakhstan.

The results showed that the number of research papers has increased significantly since 2011. Quality checks were carried out through citation analysis, which revealed an increase in the number of papers in fields such as physics, medicine and engineering. The authors applied Lotka's law, which showed that Kazakhstan is still at the stage of development and has not reached a high level. This study will help to understand policy reforms aimed at improving the HES sector and is a useful source for the international research community.

To access this new resource, go to the Research Resources section of the library at, scroll down and click on “Other Research Resources”, scroll down to resource. Must be a registered member and logged-in to access. If you are not registered, please consider the FREE Trial Membership.

This new resource provided through the PMWL university research internship program; to learn more, click here