The nexus of economic growth, employment and poverty during economic transition : an analysis of Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Issues in Employment and Poverty, Discussion Paper No.13

Reviews the basic characteristics of six transition countries during the 1990s and analyses trends in economic growth, poverty, inequality, unemployment and wage levels since independence. Analyses the linkages among growth, employment and poverty and draws lessons from the experiences of these six countries.