Regine Spector

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Regine
Spector

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Center Associate
Expertise
Political economy
development
Central Asia
Eurasian politics
economics and society
qualitative methods
field research
trade
manufacturing
market formation
Current Project
"Industrial Recomposition in Eurasia"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Political Science
, UC Berkeley
Selected Publications

Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia (Cornell UP, 2017).

“New Shopowners in Old Buildings: Spatial Politics of the Apparel Sector in Kyrgyzstan,” with Aisalkyn Botoeva, Post-Soviet Affairs 33:3 (2017): 235-53.

“Sewing to Satisfaction: Craft-based Entrepreneurs in Contemporary Kyrgyzstan,” with Aisalkyn Botoeva, Central Asian Survey 32:4 (2013): 487-500.

“Bazaar Politics: The Fate of Marketplaces in Kazakhstan,” Problems of Post-Communism 55: 6 (November/December 2008):42-53.

"Education Reform in Energy- Exporting States: The Post- Soviet Experience in Comparative Perspective" in Beyond the Resource Curse, ed. Brenda Shaffer and Taleh Ziyadov, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012): 225-258.

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