Soft Infrastructure Development in Central Asia 2020

Issues Paper: October 2019 | Dr. Ariel Cohen and James Grant |Read Report Here.

As readers will discover in Soft Infrastructure Development in Central Asia 2020, the effectiveness of soft infrastructure development often must be measured indirectly through statistics such as the perception of corruption rather than directly. Ultimately, the best measure of how well soft infrastructure has developed is the relative success of nations’ economies, since those with weak soft infrastructure will inevitably lag behind similarly endowed nations with stronger commitment to rule of law and a healthy, open business environment…”

[excerpt from Forward by Ambassador Kenneth J. Fairfax]