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Type Book
Title Consequences of creating a market economy: evidence from household surveys in Central Asia
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2003
Publisher Edward Elgar Publishing
URL http://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr;=&id=0yHcMiRISkUC&oi=fnd&pg=PR6&dq=Tajikistan+Living+Standards​+Measurement+Survey+LSMS+&ots=JM-VkVKknw&sig=nGJ1GjcfIszBEpSiQvn4rgc5tmM
Abstract
This work uses household survey data from five Central Asian countries to analyse the important consequences of, and elements that constitute, the creation of a market economy. The countries studied - Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan - had taken minimal action towards creating a market economy before the dissolution of the USSR in late 1991. From similar initial conditions they have pursued different post-independence economic strategies, making them ideal candidates for comparative analysis.

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