Post-Soviet countries in global and regional institutional competition: The case of Kazakhstan
AbstractThe paper approaches the problem of differentiation of strategies implemented by individual countries in the institutional competition for foreign investments by looking at the experience of Kazakhstan. It basically focuses on the contradiction between political bias and political survival effects as driving forces for development and implementation of formal economic institutions. Kazakhstan demonstrates how the shift of relative importance of these two aspects significantly influenced the country’s position in competing for FDI. Moreover, the paper looks at the relative importance of individual levels of institutional competition in a globalizing economy.
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Date of creation: Jan 2009
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Institutional competition; FDI policy; post-Soviet transition;
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- P26 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Political Economy
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- NEP-ALL-2009-01-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-CIS-2009-01-10 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-HIS-2009-01-10 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-TRA-2009-01-10 (Transition Economics)
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