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The Challenges Facing the Former Transition Economies: Are They in a Middle Income Trap and Does the Post-2015 Development Agenda Offer a Solution
Conference on the Middle-Income Countries Perspective on Sustainable Development (2013)
  • Robert C. Shelburne, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Abstract
This paper provides an analysis of the middle income trap and assesses whether or not the former economies in transition are in one, outlines the major economic challenges facing the region, and ask if the UN’s post-2015 development agenda will provide a framework for addressing them.
Keywords
  • transition economies,
  • middle-income trap,
  • post-2015 development agenda
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Publication Date
May, 2013
Citation Information
Robert C. Shelburne. "The Challenges Facing the Former Transition Economies: Are They in a Middle Income Trap and Does the Post-2015 Development Agenda Offer a Solution" Conference on the Middle-Income Countries Perspective on Sustainable Development (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_shelburne/73/