With Mongolia fast becoming a significant exporter of minerals and raw materials, this book provides a full account of political and economic events in this important country. It focuses on the period since the establishment of the Soviet-backed Mongolian People’s Republic in 1924 and the transition towards a democratic free market system since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Covering key topics in Mongolia’s recent development, the book looks at:
This book is an important resource for anyone seeking to understand this fascinating country’s affairs.
Introduction and Summary 1. Political Developments 2. Economic Developments. Appendix 1: The Soviet (Stalinist) Economic System. Appendix 2: General Issues in the Transition from Command to Market Economies. Appendix 3: Bird Flu