Paper details What are the main elements of a shift from a command or mixed economy toward a market-based economy? What are the implications of the adoption of more democratic institutions and market- based economic systems for international business? What is the relationship among property rights, corruption, and economic progress? How important are anti-corruption efforts in the effort to improve a country’s level of economic development? Read the articles on Russia in Canvas files “Week 3 articles” . Russia was once viewed as an emerging economy and an attractive place to do business, hence the term BRIC – Brazil, Russia, India, China. What happened to Russia? Are there business opportunities in Russia now? Use your friendly search engine. Is Brazil an attractive market for a US company? Why or why not? Outside research is required to answer this question – simply Google “doing business in Brazil” and scan a few articles ~~~For this or similar assignment papers~~~