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Book Chapter
Twenty Years Later and the Socialist Heritage is Still Kicking: The Case of Russia

From the book: Economies in Transition

Economic development Institutional economics Post-communism
Book Chapter
European Transition at Twenty: Assessing Progress in Countries and Sectors

From the book: Economies in Transition

Commerce Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Book Chapter
Transition, Structural Divergence, and Performance: Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union over 2000-2007

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist Economic development Industrial productivity
Book Chapter
The Travails of Unification: East Germany's Economic Transition since 1989

From the book: Economies in Transition

Economic development Industrialization Post-communism
Book Chapter
Transition in Southeast Europe: Understanding Economic Development and Institutional Change

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist Economic development Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Central Asia after Two Decades of Independence

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist Comparative economics Economic development
Book Chapter
Introduction

From the book: Economies in Transition

Economic policy Institutional economics Post-communism
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (January 2012)

Tony Addison January saw the snow arrive in Helsinki. As I look out across the harbour, the scene is one of various shades of white and grey. The temperature is well below zero (minus 20 o c)...

Commercial policy Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Blog
Reflections on Transition: Twenty Years after the Fall of The Berlin Wall
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Gérard Roland The above titled book, published by Palgrave Macmillan 2012, brings together contributions from a conference that took place in Helsinki in September 2009...

Capitalism Democracy Democratization
Working Paper
European Transition at Twenty: Assessing Progress in Countries and Sectors

This study gauges the status of transition in the formerly centrally planned economies of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, using a broad approach that compares countries with respect to their business environment, competition, and managerial practice...

Commerce Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Working Paper
Why Are the Elite in China Motivated to Promote Growth?

Rapid economic development in China in the post-1978 era has been considered 'intriguing' and 'puzzling' since it occurred under the dominance of the Chinese Communist Party – the fusion of politics and economics is supposed to ...

Communist Economic development Political science
Working Paper
The Long-Run Weight of Communism or the Weight of Long-Run History?

This study provides evidence that culture understood as values and beliefs moves very slowly. Despite massive institutional change, values and beliefs in transition countries have not changed much over the last 20 years...

Communist History of economics Institutional economics
Working Paper
Into the Void: Governing Finance in Central and Eastern Europe

Twenty years after the fall of the iron curtain—which for decades had separated East from West—most countries of Central and Eastern Europe are now members of the European Union; some have even adopted the euro...

Commercial law Financial institutions Government financing
Working Paper
The New Grand Bourgeoisie under Post-Communism: Central Europe, Russia and China Compared

In the former socialist redistributive economies, the transition to market economy and the conversion to private ownership followed different trajectories...

Income distribution Post-communism Socialism
Working Paper
Reform and Inequality during the Transition: An Analysis Using Panel Household Survey Data, 1990-2005

This paper, using for the first time household survey data from 26 post-communist countries, covering the period 1990-2005, examines correlates of unprecedented increases in inequality registered by most of these economies...

Economic policy Income distribution Panel analysis
Working Paper
Twenty Years Later and the Socialist Heritage is still Kicking: The Case of Russia

Only recently, 20 years after transition to a market system, has Russia regained a similar production level it had achieved on the eve of transition in 1991...

Economic development Institutional economics Post-communism
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