Structural Shifts in Kazakhstans Economy (19912011)

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2013-8-62-70

T. Aliev, Institute of Afro-Asian Studies, Moscow State University (ISAA MGU), 11/1 Mohovaya Str., Moscow, 125009, Russian Federation; Institute of Applied Economic Studies (IAES), Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) 82/5 prosp. Vernadskogo, Moscow, 119571, Russian Federation (

Abstract. This article reviews the main shifts' directions in the economic structure of Kazakhstan for the period of independent development by comparing information on the sectoral distribution of GDP, investment and employment. The comparison of the data on current statistics and the results of two population censes in 1999 and 2009 holds a special place in the study.

Keywords: Kazakhstan, transition economy, the structure of GDP, industrial classification systems, the structural disparity, “deagrarianization”, “reindustrialization”, “servicization”, census, incomplete and informal employment

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For citation:
Aliev T. Structural Shifts in Kazakhstans Economy (19912011). World Eonomy and International Relations, 2013, no. 8, pp. 62-70.

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