Capitalist Goals, Socialist Past: The Rise Of The Private Sector In Command Economies, 1st Edition (e-Book) 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.

Subject Categories

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HISTORY / General