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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


JEL Classification: O18, O47, R12, R50

Pages: 148-156

Satyvaldieva B.A. Kyrgyz National University named after Jusup Balasagyn, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

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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