This second yearbook of The Vienna Institute for Comparative Economic Studies presents studies dealing with the economic situation in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Its foreign trade analysis offers insights into the ongoing transition process from centrally planned to market-oriented systems.
1. Introduction Part One: Reforms, Trade, and Trade Policy 2. Soviet Perestroika and Foreign Trade 3. Bulgaria: Economic Reforms and GATT - Continuing Questions 4. Czechoslovakia's Foreign Trade 5. Hungary's West Trade Policy 6. CMEA Integration: Stagnation or a New Beginning? Part Two: Trade with the Soviet Union 7. Four Small Countries' Relations with the Soviet Union 8. The Mechanism of Hungarian-Soviet Economic Relations 9. Mechanism and Institutional System of the Finnish-Soviet Economic Relations 10. Finnish-Soviet Economic Relations Part Three: The Role of Technology 11. Information Technologies and Their Impact on East-West Relations 12. Export Control Reform and Western Security 13. A Note on Austria's Policies on Trade and Technology Transfer to the CMEA Countries 14. Austria's and Other Western Countries' Performance in High Technology Exports to the East Part Four: Foreign Debt 15. Hard Currency Position of the CMEA Countries and Yugoslavia 16. Poland's Debt Situation 17. Solving the Polish Debt Problem 18. Yugoslavia's Relations with International Financing Organizations