Is the Russian Economy Likely to Become a New “Asian Tiger?"

01 Nov 2012

(ISPI Article) When nearly 13 years ago, in 2000, Putin became president for the first time, I wrote a policy memo entitled Why The Russian Economy Is Unlikely to Become a New “Asian Tiger.” In particular, I argued that there is a need to increase government investment into infrastructure (to trigger the increase in private investment) and to maintain low exchange rate of the rouble in order to promote export-oriented development. [...]

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