Railways regulation in countries of the former USSR: reforms, efficiency estimation and governance choice

Nadezda Negovelova
Railways restructuring in the countries of the former USSR has practically never been studied before. Meanwhile most of these countries are implementing the same reforms as their western neighbours put in force some years earlier. In this paper, we analyse railway reform trends in these countries and discover a huge diversity of approaches and states of progress. Besides, we make an extended review of literature on railways reforms which covers empirical and institutional papers, theoretical...