A newborn today in Kazakhstan will later be 75 percent as productive as she could be, says new World Bank research.
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Since 2002, Kazakhstan’s GDP per capita has risen six fold and poverty rates have fallen sharply. Ongoing reforms aim to reduce the role of the state in the economy and facilitate the development of a vibrant and innovative tradable non-oil sector.
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The experience of targeted conditional cash transfers to poor families in Kazakhstan is instructive for other countries.
Kazakhstan has a land area equal to that of Western Europe but one of the lowest population densities globally. Strategically, it links the large and fast-growing markets of China and South Asia and those of Russia and Western Europe by road, rail, and a port on the Caspian Sea. Kazakhstan has transitioned from lower-middle-income to upper-middle-income status in less than two decades.Overview
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