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Privatization in the countries of Eastern and Central Europe and of the former Soviet Union

Pekka Sutela

Privatization in the countries of Eastern and Central Europe and of the former Soviet Union

by Pekka Sutela

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Published by UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER) in Helsinki, Finland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Privatization -- Europe, Eastern,
  • Privatization -- Europe, Central,
  • Privatization -- Former Soviet republics,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Economic policy -- 1989-,
  • Europe, Central -- Economic policy,
  • Former Soviet republics -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPekka Sutela.
    SeriesWorking papers -- no. 146., WIDER working papers -- WP 146.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 60 p. ;
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17839273M
    OCLC/WorldCa40779980

    The European Union (EU) with the three Baltic countries that were the first ones to declare independence from the former USSR have never joined CIS after the collapse of USSR (it includes also now some post-communist countries in Central Europe, that have left CEFTA when entering the EU: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Slovenia). Privatization and Restructuring in Central and Eastern Europe a positive operating cash flow, average oper-ating cashflow as a percent of revenue, growth in labor productivity, growth in total factor productivity, and growth in exports. The data show that for each firm these measures tend to be highly correlated. The econometric analy-.

    This is a truly stellar book that everyone interested in the economics and economic history of Transition Economies should read. The book lays out a convincing argument that the process commonly known as the transition from a centrally planned to a free market economy in the former Soviet Union (FSU), and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is rather a transformation that touched all aspects of Reviews: 3. Housing finance in transition economies: the early years in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English) Abstract. The transition to markets dominates the development agenda of the s. Financial sector reforms are central to a successful transition to a market economy.

    The analysis presented in this report assembles, for the first time, evidence from a variety of sources in the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union to show that policy and institutional reforms are important in achieving higher productivity growth. Book Review: Public Administration in Post-Communist Countries: Former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and Mongolia, Liebert, S., Condrey, S., & Goncharov.


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Privatization in the countries of Eastern and Central Europe and of the former Soviet Union by Pekka Sutela Download PDF EPUB FB2

Privatization in the countries of Eastern and Central Europe and of the former Soviet Union. Helsinki, Finland: UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER), [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pekka Sutela.

This paper considers some aspects of the privatization process in course in the Central European countries (Czechoslovakia, Poland and Hungary) and the URSS in Author: Carlo Boffito. Privatization in the Countries of Eastern and Central Europe and of the Former Soviet Union In transition economics, privatization seems to have two basic motivations: separation of politics from the economy, and better corporate governance.

Pekka Sutela, "Privatization in the Countries of Eastern and Central Europe and of the Former Soviet Union," WIDER Working Paper Series wp, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER). Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp   This book provides an unrivalled overview of the privatisation issue within the region.

Organised into two parts: the first discusses conceptual issues including the theoretical, political, and financial aspects; whilst the second looks specifically at the experiences within central and eastern European : Saul Estrin.

has been an important element in privatisation in several Central European countries, notably former east Germany, Hungary, the former Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria.

Except for Hungary, where the. Lankes, H.P.,“Foreign direct investment in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union: results from a survey of investors”, Paper presented at the OECD/CCET Colloquium: “Economic Transformation and Development of Central and Eastern Europe: What.

Mass privatization in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union: a comparative analysis (English) Abstract. The primary objective of a mass privatization program is to create the underlying base for a market economy by privatizing state-owned enterprises as expeditiously as possible.

and the size of the task is unprecedented. The Soviet Union is gearing up for major privatization later than other Eastern European nations. Similarities are already emerging: distortions of "spontaneous" privatization, concerns about social equality, difficulties in valuation of.

process of privatization has been the fall of the communist regime in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. In recent times, countries like China and Cuba, as well as many other developing countries have begun to implement privatization in the hope of stimulating economic growth.

Conference on Privatization and Ownership in Eastern and Central Europe. n June 1:( a conference on privatization and ownership changes in Eastern and Cen­ tral Europe took place in Washington, organized by thE: European Depart­ ment of the World Bank and funded by the Research Committee of the Bank.

Those attending included. PRIVATIZATION AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE AND THE SOVIET UNION: THE GENDER DIMENSION Introduction: Valentine M. Moghadam On SeptemberUNU/WIDER hosted a research conference in Helsinki on the gender-specific effects of restructuring in the former socialist countries.

A list of participants. The demise of the communism in the former Soviet Union and the satellites of Eastern Europe has created a massive shift in the economies of these countries. The new governments are dedicated to establishing democratic political institutions and free market economies, but are hampered because of lack experience, little investment capital, and inertia of their constituents in the work force Each.

Housing Privatisation in Central and Eastern Europe: From Policy to Practice differences between Central and Eastern European countries during the process of transition as a geographic location in North-East Europe and several decades of existence under Soviet Union.

In the case of former East Germany, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia and. Book Description. This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of the post-socialist world.

In most Eastern and Central European countries, productivity has been lagging behind as compared to other economies. Although these countries have a surplus supply of labor that is skilled and low-wage, laxity towards privatization has led to its initial failure (Anderson, para ).

The current paper addresses the question of what exactly various forms of privatization in post-Communist economies are intended to accomplish, and why. The focus is on the economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), mainly because we have much more experience in privatization there than in the former Soviet Union.

Countries Former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and Mongolia Edited by Saltanat Liebert Stephen E. Condrey Dmitry Goncharov Public Administration in Post-Communist Countries Liebert Condrey Goncharov PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICY/ K cvr 1 1/17/13 AM. In terms of percentage of global proceeds, Western Europe is followed by Asia (24 percent) and Latin America (11 percent).

As to the number of transactions, privatizations sales were also numerous in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (28 percent) but limited in size (representing only 6 percent of global revenues).

Downloadable. Using the joint World Bank and EBRD Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey (BEEPS), compiled inthis paper explores the relationship between firm performance and ownership in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU).

The literature on privatization and performance has been largely inconclusive, especially now that sample selection. Health Reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union Article Literature Review in The Lancet () October with Reads How we measure 'reads'.In Public Administration in Post-Communist Countries: Former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and Mongolia, expert contributors supply a comprehensive overview and analysis of public administration in their respective post-Communist countries.

They illustrate each country’s transformation from an authoritarian system of governance Reviews: 1.In most countries of the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), cereals production constitutes a major proportion of agricultural sector output, and expenditure on cereals products represents a significant component of total household expenditure.

Perhaps for these very reasons, cereals sector reform in many countries has tended to lag behind that.