Studies of Regional Integration in the CIS and Central Asia: A Literature Survey

21 February 2012

This work by Alexander Libman, senior research fellow of the RAS Institute of Economics, presents a review of the existing literature on economic and political integration within the Post-soviet space. This report, published under auspices of the EDB Centre for Integration Studies, summarizes both international studies in the area of regional integration within the former Soviet Union and Russian language materials on this issue, reviewing the research papers and publications in the area of economics, political studies, international relations and international political economy, law and area studies.. The study singles out specific traits of integration research, highlights the most interesting and relevant works and analyses differences between Russian and international studies dedicated to the Post-soviet space and, specifically, Central Asia.

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