• 1. Introduction
  • 1.1 The inheritance
  • 1.2 Developments since 1991
  • 2. Income and Inequality during transition
  • 2.1 The distribution of income pre transition
  • 2.2 Changes in income and inequality during transition
  • 3. Poverty
  • 3.1 Dimensions of poverty
  • 3.2 Trends in ‘material’ poverty
  • 3.3 Who are the poor? Trends in social inequality: vulnerable groups
  • 4. Other dimensions of well-being – changes in capability-based indicators.
  • 4.1 Health in Central Asia
  • 4.2 Education and human capital
  • 5. Demographic indicators
  • 6. Trends in socio-environmental indicators
  • 7. Protecting the poor: the way forward?
  • 7.1 Current coping strategies amongst the poor
  • 7.2 Towards a poverty reduction strategy
  • References
  • Appendix Tables