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The Rule Of Law And Economic Reform In Russia

1st Edition

By Jeffery Sachs, Katharina Pistor


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What impact has Russia's chosen path of reform had on the development of law after the collapse of the communist regime? This collection of essays examines how Russia's distinctive traditions of law?and lawlessness?are shaping the current struggle for economic reform in the country. Nine renowned scholars, chosen from specialties in history, politi

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments, Introduction: Progress, Pitfalls, Scenarios, and Lost Opportunities, Autocracy and the Rule of Law in Russian Economic History, Russian Legal Tradition and the Rule of Law, Constitutions and Economic Reform in the Post-Communist Transitions, Economic Causes of Crime in Russia, Police, Secret Police, and Civil Authority, Contracting in the Shadow of the State: Private Arbitration Commissions in Russia, Developing Commercial Law in Transition Economies: Examples from Hungary and Russia, Company Law and Corporate Governance in Russia, Bibliography, About the Contributors, About the Book and Editors, Index

About the Authors

"Jeffrey D. Sachs is the director of the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID) and the Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade at Harvard University. He has served as an economic advisor to several governments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Asia, including the Russian Federation, and has published widely on the transition to market economies in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, international financial markets, international macroeconomic policy coordination, and macroeconomic policies in developing and developed countries. Katharina Pistor is a research associate at HIID and a comparative lawyer. Her research and publications focus on comparative law with special emphasis on legal development in transition economies. "

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General