Kazakhstan's New Economy: Post-Soviet, Central Asian Industries in a Global Era

Kazakhstan's New Economy: Post-Soviet, Central Asian Industries in a Global Era

by Jay Nathan
     
 

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Kazakhstan has faced severe economic challenges since it gained independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991. Kazakhstan’s New Economy explores how the country might shed the outdated business practices that continue to hamper its growth. Jay Nathan first provides a historical overview of the economy and then delves deeper into the strengths and

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Overview

Kazakhstan has faced severe economic challenges since it gained independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991. Kazakhstan’s New Economy explores how the country might shed the outdated business practices that continue to hamper its growth. Jay Nathan first provides a historical overview of the economy and then delves deeper into the strengths and weaknesses of nine major industries, including oil and gas, banking, telecommunications, and transportation. Nathan’s careful analysis and recommendations will provide valuable insight for anyone interested in Central Asia’s economic growth. 

“An excellent resource on major industries in Kazakhstan.”—Byrganym Aitimova, Minister of Education and Science, the Republic of Kazakhstan

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589661073
Publisher:
University of Scranton Press
Publication date:
08/15/2011
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Jay Nathan is professor of management at St. John’s University in Queens, New York.

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