Transition to Market Economies in Former Soviet Central Asia: Dependency, Cotton and Water

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Abstract

The transition from planned to market economies in the largely agriculturally-based Central Asian Republics of the former USSR is a complex process. The article argues for an initiating (rather than a mere facilitating) role for the state in this transition, in which urgent measures are needed to promote agrarian markets and to modernise irrigation systems.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)142-148
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Development Research
Volume5
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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