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Poverty in the Kyrgyz Republic

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  • Richard Pomfret

    () (School of Economics, University of Adelaide)

Abstract

This paper assesses the poverty situation in the Kyrgyz Republic in September/October 1993. One aim is to provide guidelines for the creation of a social safety net by identifying the characteristics of the most economically vulnerable groups on the eve of transition to a market-based economy. Another aim is to provide a baseline for assessing the country's economic performance as one of the fastest economic reformers in the Commonwealth of Independent States

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  • Richard Pomfret, 1998. "Poverty in the Kyrgyz Republic," School of Economics Working Papers 1998-05, University of Adelaide, School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:adl:wpaper:1998-05
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    1. Pomfret, Richard, 2000. "Agrarian Reform in Uzbekistan: Why Has the Chinese Model Failed to Deliver?," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 48(2), pages 269-284, January.
    2. Rosser, J. Jr. & Rosser, Marina V. & Ahmed, Ehsan, 2000. "Income Inequality and the Informal Economy in Transition Economies," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 156-171, March.

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    Keywords

    poverty; social security;

    JEL classification:

    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
    • P21 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Planning, Coordination, and Reform

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