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  1. Competitiveness of New Europe

    Papers from the Second Lancut Economic Forum

    Edited by Jan Winiecki

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    New Europe is a rhetorical term used by some analysts to describe European post-communist transition success stories. The term implies their recent return to European, or more precisely Western civilization, but suggests - given their (forced) communist detour - that there is no single Pan-European...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Private Sector after Communism

    New Entrepreneurial Firms in Transition Economies

    By Vladimir Banacek, Mihaly Laki, Jan Winiecki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The transformation of state-owned enterprises into privately owned ones is commonly referred to as 'privatization'. Just as important as this process, though sometimes not given the attention it deserves and requires, is the establishment and expansion of new private firms.This book analyzes new...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economic Prospects - East and West (Routledge Revivals)

    A View from the East

    By Jan Winiecki

    First published in 1987, this is an analysis of the contemporary breakdown of political and economic systems within the Eastern European communist countries. Rather than passively following the developments of this crisis, the author seeks instead to identify the reasons for failure and to examine...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Distorted World of Soviet-Type Economies (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jan Winiecki

    The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe provide unique examples of large-scale relatively highly developed centrally planned economies. In the 1980s economists in both the East and West began to focus with increasingly critical attention on the economies of the Soviet Bloc, in an...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Political Economy of Reform and Change (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jan Winiecki

    First published in 1997, this collection of articles and essays analyses the political economy of reform and change in Eastern Europe during the years of Gorbachev’s perestroika and the years immediately following the fall of the Berlin wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Written by Polish...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Resistance to Change in the Soviet Economic System (Routledge Revivals)

    A property rights approach

    By Jan Winiecki

    First published in 1991. This book uses a property rights perspective to analyse why there is such widespread resistance to change in the Soviet Economic System. Many within the ruling stratum benefit considerably from their positions, particularly in terms of access to goods and services. In an...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Transition Economies and Foreign Trade

    By Jan Winiecki

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    Transition Economies and Foreign Trade makes the bold claim to have solved puzzles that have hindered the subject for years. By taking the distortions of the Communist era into consideration, Winiecki has explained the phenomenon of the decline in output and trade, as well as explaining the dual...

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Institutional Barriers to Economic Development

    Poland's Incomplete Transition

    Edited by Jan Winiecki

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    Poland's transition from socialism to capitalism has largely been praised as a success story. In reality, however, according to this study, Poland's case is an 'incomplete' transition. Looking at the processes involved in economic transition, covering key issues including financial markets, labour...

    Published November 20th 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Macroeconomics of Transition

    By Andrzej Kondratowicz, Jan Winiecki

    How successful has the transition to market economies proved in East-Central Europe? The decision by the East European countries to move to market economies was accompanied by much hypothesising and expounding of economic theories. However, now that the initial euphoria has passed it is time for a...

    Published May 6th 1993 by Routledge

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