The Economies of Central Asia: A Survey

@article{Spechler2008TheEO,
  title={The Economies of Central Asia: A Survey},
  author={Martin C. Spechler},
  journal={Comparative Economic Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={50},
  pages={30-52}
}
The ex-Soviet republics of Central Asia have instituted some economic reforms within their authoritarian political systems, including reliance on worldwide exports of their energy, mineral, and agricultural products, and select imports. Besides relatively poor and aid-dependent Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, all have now recovered their pre-independence levels of income and begun to grow at respectable rates. The petro-dependent states of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan have grown fastest lately but… 

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