Creating Capitalism : Transitions and Growth in Post-Soviet Europe
By: Dillon, Patricia.
Contributor(s): Wykoff, Frank C.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2002Description: 1 online resource (352 p.).ISBN: 9781843765561.Subject(s): Capitalism -- Europe, Eastern | Capitalism -- Former Soviet republics | Europe -- Economic conditions -- 1945- | Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions -- 1989- | Former Soviet republics -- Economic conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Creating Capitalism : Transitions and Growth in Post-Soviet EuropeDDC classification: 338.947 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; PART I Theoretical Foundations; Introduction to Part I; 1. The withering away of communism; 2. The political economy of reform; 3. Why private markets work; 4. Growth models for assessing reforms; 5. How each reform promotes growth; 6. Challenges facing reformers; PART II Country Chapters; Introduction to Part II; 7. Bulgaria: impatient but indecisive*; 8. Are the Czechs capitalist superstars?*; 9. Estonia is headed West*; 10. A taste of Hungarian goulash*; 11. Can Russia make it?; 12. Will the Slovaks stay the course?*
13. The long and winding roadPART III Appendices; Introduction to PART III; Appendix A. Reforms in growth models; Appendix B. Political influence, economic performance and reform efforst: an econometric analysis of six newly independent countries, 1989-1999; Bibliography; 17 Ind Creating Capitalism
Using history, growth theory and a political economy approach, the authors of this title explain Soviet disintegration and analyse efforts to create capitalism in newly independent European states. Despite the evident social value of capitalism, they show that natural political resistance must be overcome before economic reforms can generate growth. They show how five neccessary reforms work in the context of a growth model to improve social welfare by promoting growth. They analyse the progress of six country's - Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Russia and Slovakia - in terms o
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