Households in Transition [E-Book]: The BSEC-CA Experience / Loukas Balafoutas
Balafoutas, Loukas.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2008
2 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Development Centre Policy Insights ; 67
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Households in the Black Sea Economic Co-operation (BSEC) and Central Asia (CA) regions have adopted coping strategies to withstand negative income shocks during the transition. The most common strategies include family and community support, emigration, and a wide range of activities in the informal sector. Some strategies persist today and are embedded in the new economic environment.