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Competitiveness Environment Survey in Kazakhstan

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This dataset is based on a firm-level survey. The sample includes 89 businesses located in different regions of Kazakhstan. The survey was generated using Google Forms and distributed mostly via social networks. The survey was conducted in 2016 (January-May). This dataset provides information about businesses and the quality of the business environment with a focus on competitiveness and governmental support. This survey aims to establish a picture of conditions for doing business in Kazakhstan in 2016. The survey was in three languages, English, Russian and Kazakh. Non-English language responses were translated to English mostly using Google Translate and were checked by the authors. All identifying information, including company name and work address, were removed.

Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Azhgaliyeva, Dina, Belitski, Maksim and Kalyuzhnova, Yelena
Rights-holders: University of Reading
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Year: 2017
Data last accessed: 20 February 2024
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Organisational units: Henley Business School > Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour
Participating Organisations: University of Reading, Kazakh-British Technical University
Keywords: Kazakhstan, Government support, Local content policy
Data Availability: OPEN


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