5 Feb 2014
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol 16, No 3
Author: Stephen Blank, Jacob Zenn, Emil Souleimanov, Jamil Payaz, Eka Janashia, Arslan Sabyrbekov, Georgiy Voloshin, Tavus Rejepova
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
This issue of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst includes articles on 1) Central Asian reservations about Russia's Eurasian Economic Union; 2) the Turkistan Islamic Party, an Uighur-led and Pakistan-based militant group; 3) Azerbaijani citizens invo...
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Development as Diffusion: Manufacturing Productivity and Sub-Saharan Africa’s Missing Middle
Author: Alan Gelb, Christian J Meyer, Vijaya Ramachandran
Center for Global Development (CGD)
This paper examines why high productivity firms and low-productivity companies have not better supported the creation of a 'middle' market in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
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The Economic Consequences of the Arab Spring
Author: Mohsin Khan
This brief examines economic development and policies in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen since the beginning of the Arab Spring revolts in 2011.
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The State of the Arab Transitions
Author: Mirette F Mabrouk, Stefanie A Hausheer
This report examines the extent to which the original demands of the Arab Spring protestors have been met.
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North Africa: Crisis and Consensus
Author: Christian-P Hanelt
This paper first gauges the level of transformation that has taken place in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) since the start of the Arab Uprisings in 2011.
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Pursuing Gender Equality in Land Administration
Author: Helle Munk Ravnborg, Rachel Spichiger
Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
In light of the land reforms carried out in developing countries in the last few decades, this brief evaluates the state of gender equality with respect to land rights in these countries.
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WTO Accession and Energy Markets: An Overview of Russia
Author: Theocharis Grigoriadis, Dimitrios Moschos, Sofia Saridi
Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)
This paper provides an overview of Russia's energy policy in view of its World Trade Organization (WTO) accession in 2012.
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30 Jan 2014
Too Far, Too Fast: Sochi, Tourism and Conflict in the Caucasus
Author: International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This report investigates whether the Sochi Olympic Games, and the tourist resorts that are planned to follow in its wake, will kick-start sustained development and conflict-reduction in the greater North Caucasus region.
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Challenges for European Foreign Policy in 2014
Author: Giovanni Grevi, Anouar Boukhars, Barah Mikail, Jos Boonstra, Natalia Shapovalova, Clare Castillejo, Marlène Laruelle, Eleonora Tafuro, Diba Nigar Göksel, Walter Posch, Ana Echagüe, Daniel Keohane, Gauri Khandekar, Ted Liu, Pedro Solbes
This book examines the challenges facing the European foreign policy in 2014 with regard to the EU's extended neighborhood.
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Africa – The Looming Yet Preventable Crisis
Author: Yossef Bodansky
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This publication discusses the concurrent escalation of conflicts in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Central African Republic (CAR) and the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS).
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