Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in World Languages & Literatures: Russian and University Honors
World Languages and Literatures
Economic development -- Kazakhstan, Economic development -- Uzbekistan, Economic development -- Kyrgyzstan, Perestroĭka, Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991, Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1986-1991
In examining the socioeconomic state of former Soviet republics in Central Asia, it becomes clear that the current economies of nations such as Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan have been shaped by a history of Russian dominance, followed by turbulent developments that took place during the "perestroika" and post-independence period. These periods were marked by significant changes in governance which allowed Central Asian nations to gain inclusion in the global economy, forge partnerships with economically thriving world superpowers (US and China), and emerge from the Soviet system of mono-product economies. As a result of such developments, former republics of the Soviet Union experienced, and continue to experience, continuities and ruptures within their steadily expanding economies. This thesis will trace these developments by applying a chronological approach and comparative method.
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Leo, Jennifer, "Black Gold, White Gold, and the Bear's Influence Over Central Asian Economies" (2021). University Honors Theses. Paper 985.