Following the collapse of socialism in Eastern Europe, immediate concerns for the former socialist states have been largely economic. However, whilst much has been written about government policies, relatively little has addressed change at the enterprise level. This book does this by means of case studies and careful cross-country comparisons.
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Contributors: Elena Veduta, Plekhanov Russian Economic Academy; Konstantin Kagalovsky, Russian Federation for International Financial Institutions; Marjorie Nicholson, Russian Consultancy Ltd; George Miller, adviser to Russian Federation for State Property; Serik A. Akhanov, Council of Economic Advisors, Kazakhstan; Pawel Bozyk, Warsaw School of Economics; Michal Mejstrik, Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education, Prague; James L. Burger, Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education; Robert Bischof, German Industry Forum; Gottfried Count von Bismark, Freie Universitat, Berlin; Wendy Carlin, University College, London; R. Jayashankar, International Centre for Public Enterprises, Ljubljana; Salomao Munguambe, Edurdo Mondlane University, Mozambique; Gu Yang; Raymond Mallon, UNDP, Hanoi; Paul Collins, RIPA International Ltd
`The merit of this book is that it covers not only East European countries and China, but also countries such as Mozambique, Vietnam, and North Korea, which are often neglected by scholars and publishers working in the field of the economics of transformation.' - Slavoie & East European Review