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– Polish Transformation and Economic Development, 1989- 2008
Grzegorz W. Kolodko - , 2013

From the book: Development Success

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– Polish Transformation and Economic Development, 1989-2008
Grzegorz W. Kolodko - UNU-WIDER, 2009 - Helsinki, Finland

Progress in achieving institutional changes should be evaluated through the prism of their influence on the development abilities of the relevant country. In Poland, during 20 years of comprehensive systemic shift, GDP increased more than in any other postsocialist country. To judge the...

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Ruslan Yemtsov - UNU-WIDER, 2007 - Helsinki, Finland

All countries in transition experienced increases in inequality. They have also undertaken massive privatization of key asset housing, often on give-away terms. Are these two phenomena related? Has transfer of ownership rights to residents slowed down the inequality increases or it pushed it up?...

Book Chapter
– Evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study
Michael F. Förster, David Jesuit, Timothy M. Smeeding - , 2005
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– Evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study
Michael F. Förster, David Jesuit, Timothy M. Smeeding - UNU-WIDER, 2003 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper reports levels of income inequality and poverty in four Central and Eastern European countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Russia. Unlike many previous researchers who examine transition economies, we aggregate the detailed individual-level income surveys made available...

Vladimir Mikhalev - Palgrave Macmillan, 2003 - Basingstoke, UK

Social structures undergo transformation with the transition to a market economy. This collection examines the role of inequality in the formation of economic elites and middle classes, as well as in the rise of poverty in transitional societies. Based on comparative analysis of social...

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– Policy and Sustainability
Aleksander Surdej - , 2003
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Aleksander Surdej - UNU-WIDER, 2000 - Helsinki, Finland

The paper analyses the small- and medium-sized enterprise sector in Poland, seeking to answer the question of whether SME development along current lines is sufficient to assure the sustainable development of the Polish economy. Of the many aspects traditionally ascribed to the SME sector, the most...

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– An Approach to Europe?
Pal Gáspár, Magdolna Sass - , 2000
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– Old Myths, Hard Facts and New Strategies in the Successful Transformation of the Polish Economy
Grzegorz W. Kolodko, D. Mario Nuti - UNU-WIDER, 1997 - Helsinki, Finland

In 1994-97 Poland has recorded an outstanding economic performance in terms of GDP growth, simultaneous reduction of inflation and unemployment, fiscal balance, zloty real revaluation, capacity restructuring, private sector growth and institution building. The Polish success needed a market...

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– Initial welfare Consequences of Price Liberalization in Eastern Europe
Bryan Roberts - UNU-WIDER, 1993 - Helsinki, Finland

A one-good, representative consumer model of the pre-reform consumer sector of transition economies is developed. An equation is derived that permits empirical estimation of the welfare effect of price liberalization. Empirical estimates are calculated for Poland and Russia. These estimates...

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