Capitalist Goals, Socialist Past: The Rise Of The Private Sector In Command Economies, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Capitalist Goals, Socialist Past

The Rise Of The Private Sector In Command Economies, 1st Edition

By Perry L Patterson, Ben Slay


234 pages

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 An examination of the rise of the private sector in command economies.

Table of Contents

Overview: The Return of the Private and Cooperative Sectors in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union -- The Development of Small-Scale Enterprise in Former Command Economies -- The Indigenous Private Sector in Poland -- Privatization in Post-Soviet Russia: The Politics and Psychology of Reform -- Struggles over a Growing Private Sector: The Case of Hungary -- Private Enterprise Development and the Transition to a Market Economy in the Czech and Slovak Republics -- The Growth of Small Enterprise and the Private Sector in Yugoslavia -- The Environment for Private Enterprise -- Competition Under the Laws Governing Soviet Producer Cooperatives During Perestroika -- Banking and Financial Reform in a Mixed Economy: The Case of Hungary -- The Perils of Privatizing State Property: The Polish Case -- Afterword: On the Future of Private Entrepreneurship in Former Command Economies

About the Authors

Ben Slay is assistant professor of economics at Middlebury College.

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HISTORY / General