Wilson Center Experts

Lawrence Robertson

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Analyst, US Agency for International Development
Wilson Center Project(s):
Institutions, Credibility, and the Political Economy of Reform in the Former Soviet States, 1992-1994
Jul 01, 1995
Aug 01, 1995

Project Summary

accumulate statistical data on economic performance from national statistical agencies; compare the influence of the credibility of state institutions on the dependent variables, the extent of political and economic turmoil in each of the newly independent states; study of factors that shape differentiation as the former republics become states under conditions of macroeconomic and political crisis; examination of different degrees of success of former Soviet states in the transition to democratic and market systems