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Economic role of public administration in Central Asia: Decentralization and hybrid political regime

Libman, Alexander (2008): Economic role of public administration in Central Asia: Decentralization and hybrid political regime.

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to understand how the organization of public administration in Central Asia shapes the results of economic development in the region. It discusses the main factors of bad quality of public administration in the region, paying particular attention to the link between political regimes and public administration. Moreover, it provides an overview of decentralization and devolution of power in Central Asian countries as one of the main channels of transformation of administration. The paper covers both formal decentralization and informal distribution of power between levels of government.

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