Role of the Old & New Institutional Framework in Combating
the Resource Curse in Kazakhstan

Acta Universitatis Tamperensis No. 1600


By Nygmet Ibadildin
June 2011
Tampere Univeristy Press
Distributed by Coronet Books
ISBN: 9789514483905
179 pages
$82.50 Paper original

This work describes the issues of suddent resource boom in post Soviet country. Availibility of huge oil and other natural resources and rent extracted from them may impede economic growth and political development in case of fragile institutions in the developing or post Soviet country. Kazakhstan is one of the examples where this resource boom was going on for several year bringing certain political and economic outcomes where economic growth bacem a justification for absence of political competition and concetration of power.

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