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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice
 

Public policies to reduce the interregional differentiation in the Kyrgyz Republic

Vol. 14, Iss. 4, APRIL 2016

Received: 12 May 2015

Received in revised form: 26 June 2015

Accepted: 7 July 2015

Available online: 16 April 2016

Subject Heading: SPATIAL ECONOMICS

JEL Classification: O18, O47, R12, R50

Pages: 148-156

Satyvaldieva B.A. Kyrgyz National University named after Jusup Balasagyn, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
bsatyvaldieva@gmail.com

Subject The article deals with the issues of regulation of regional inequalities.
Objectives The paper analyzes the regional economic policy in the Kyrgyz Republic and pursues a purpose to develop certain measures for the reduction of interregional differentiation.
Methods For the analysis, I used statistical data of the regions of Kyrgyzstan.
Results As a result of the analysis, I identified the problem in the management of regional development, and I propose certain measures for the reduction of interregional differentiation.
Conclusions and Relevance I conclude that to ensure the economic independence and territorial integrity of the Kyrgyz Republic, there is a need for the optimal regional policies taking into account spatial and institutional transformations in the country, as well as adequate incentives and mechanisms for regional development.

Keywords: regional economy, regional asymmetry, new economic geography, spatial phenomena, disparity

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