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Central Asia's new states have been buffeted by financial ill winds from East Asia and Russia and by Islamic revolutionary movements from the south. In the context of widespread and deepening improverishment, endemic corruption, gaping inequalities, and external pressures to undertake difficult reforms, economic crisis threatens to expand into profoundly destablizing social and political crisis as well.
About Author :
Boris Rumer is an Associate at the Davis Centre at Harvard University.
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Economic crisis and growing interregional tensions
The economic development of central asia in the 1990s
Basic problem of market transition in Central Asia
Adapting to Globalization
Foreign trade and investment
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
Central asia and the Asia Pacific region