Economic Development in Kazakhstan (Central Asia Research Forum Series

Economic Development in Kazakhstan (Central Asia Research Forum Series

by Anne E. Peck, E. Peck Anne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415315468

ISBN-13: 9780415315463

Pub. Date: 12/17/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Economic Development in Kazakhstan traces the role of large enterprises in the economy of Kazakhstan, their development through 70 years of socialism and their privatization since 1991 when Kazakhstan became independent. The book gives hitherto hidden insights into policies which aim at transforming the economy and individuals who now control parts of the

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Economic Development in Kazakhstan traces the role of large enterprises in the economy of Kazakhstan, their development through 70 years of socialism and their privatization since 1991 when Kazakhstan became independent. The book gives hitherto hidden insights into policies which aim at transforming the economy and individuals who now control parts of the economy and their political involvements, especially with the opposition party (Democratic Choice). This book will be of interest to professionals and business people connected to the region as well as scholars and students alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415315463
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/17/2003
Series:
Central Asia Research Forum Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Foreign investment and industrial development prior to 192010
3Restoration and reconstruction of Kazakhstan's large enterprises in the new Soviet state, 1920-4027
4The war and postwar development of the industrial economy, 1940-9043
5Challenges of the economic collapse after independence in 199160
6Privatization, foreign investment, and consolidation in the principal enterprises of the nonferrous metals sector73
7Privatization, foreign investment, and consolidation in the principal enterprises of the ferrous metals sector104
8Foreign investment in gold mining and exploration enterprises127
9Privatization and foreign investment in the principal oil enterprises and in the refineries144
10Privatization, foreign investment, and consolidation in Kazakhstan's coal, natural gas, and uranium enterprises183
11Privatization, foreign investment, and consolidation in the electric power and telecommunications sectors207
12Summary and conclusions235
Notes247
Bibliography259
Index274

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