Seven things I learned about transition from communism

Andrei Shleifer, 5 February 2012

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Recently, I was asked by the organisers of the IIASA conference1 to mark the 20th anniversary of the beginning of economic reforms in Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union to comment on the lessons of transition.

Topics: Development, Global economy, Politics and economics, Welfare state and social Europe
Tags: capitalism, communism, Russia, Transition economies

Political protest and economic reform: Lessons from The Great Transition

László Bruszt, Jan Fidrmuc, Nauro F Campos, Gérard Roland, 7 May 2010

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Throughout the 1990s, two opposing views were put forward about the political conditions that are conducive to the success of economic reforms.

Topics: Politics and economics
Tags: communism, economic and political reforms, political protests

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