Sergei Gretsky

Sergei Gretsky is the Chair of Central Asia Area Studies at the Foreign Service Institute of the US Department of State.

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    Articles by Sergei Gretsky

    Central Asia Comes Together

    Central Asia took its first steps toward regional integration soon after independence in the region in 1991. Yet, for several reasons, this integration failed. Even so, with the change in

    Kazakhstan Seeks to Avoid Resource Curse

    Kazakhstan, as other natural resource-rich countries, faces a difficult task of diversifying its economy and avoiding the resource curse. Indeed, the share of natural resources rents in GDP, which is

    Kazakhstan’s Economy: Planning for the Future

    Kazakhstan is well known for the successful transformation of its economy following the country’s independence more than twenty years ago. Its leadership has consistently set ambitious goals to solidify the