The Caucasian Tiger: Sustaining Economic Growth in Armenia
World Bank Publications, 2007 - Business & Economics - 610 pages
This book is intended to explain the factors underlying the stellar growth record that has led to Armenia's emergence as the Caucasian Tiger and to provide policy advice to the Armenian authorities to ensure the continuation of this growth. The book is presented in two parts, with Part I containing analysis and policy advice and Part II containing detailed background papers.
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