Freinkman, Lev (2000): ROLE OF THE DIASPORAS IN TRANSITION ECONOMIES: LESSONS FROM ARMENIA. Published in: Cuba in Transition by ASCE (2001): pp. 332-342.
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The paper develops additional economic arguments to emphasize the potential importance of the Diasporas’ contribution to economic transformation of former socialist economies. At the same time, it argues that so far this potential has been grossly underutilized, especially in the economies of the Former Soviet Union (FSU). Based on the analysis of such underutilization for a case of Armenia, the paper provides a set of simple recommendations on how to rationalize the Diaspora’s involvement and assistance to home countries in the course of transition.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||ROLE OF THE DIASPORAS IN TRANSITION ECONOMIES: LESSONS FROM ARMENIA|
|Keywords:||diaspora, Armenia, transition economies, diaspora mobilization|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F22 - International Migration
P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions > P30 - General
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies > J61 - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
|Depositing User:||Lev Freinkman|
|Date Deposited:||14. Aug 2008 03:07|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 13:56|
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