The State as Investment Market: Kyrgyzstan in Comparative Perspective

The State as Investment Market: Kyrgyzstan in Comparative Perspective

by Johan Engvall

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The State as Investment Market: Kyrgyzstan in Comparative Perspective by Johan Engvall

Based on the case of Kyrgyzstan, while going well beyond it to elaborate a theory of the developing state that comprehends corruption as not merely criminal, but a type of market based on highly rational decisions made by the powerful individuals within, or connected to, the state.

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ISBN-13: 9780822981404
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 07/22/2016
Series: Central Eurasia in Context
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Johan Engvall is a research fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and a nonresident research fellow of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program, a joint Transatlantic Research and Policy Center affiliated with Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C. and the Stockholm-based Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP).

Table of Contents

Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1. The Framework Chapter 2. Market Access: Recruitment to the State Chapter 3. Why Invest?: Motives for Buying Public Offices Chapter 4. How to Make a Return on the Investment Chapter 5. Market Stability and Instability Chapter 6. The Investment-Market State in Comparative Perspective Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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