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dynamics of political support for reform in economies in transition.

Dani Rodrik

dynamics of political support for reform in economies in transition.

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- No. 1115
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A variety of cross-cutting lines of political conflict, emerging from the transition to a post-industrial economy, allowed governments to engage in strategies of political exchange and coalition-building, fostering broad cross-class coalitions in support of major reform packages. Methodologically, the book proposes a novel strategy to analyze. 18 Bulgaria and political economy of transition Rumen Dobrinsky 19 Interpreting China's economic growth and predicting its future course Wing Thye Woo 20 Towards a new growth model in Eastern Europe Paul Marer PART VI - Firms 21 Entrepreneurship in the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe Saul Estrin and Tomasz. The weak distinction between public and private spheres of finance in transition economies means that the deficit often conveys little information about the governments' real fiscal activities. It is more fruitful to examine how political institutions, by shaping the incentives politicians face, affect financial policy. performance across transition countries. - Difference in extent of capture and rent-seeking (Hellman and Shankermann, ). - Geopolitical differences and accession (Roland, ). Importance of political constraints in transition has led to developments of the theory of .


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Get this from a library. The dynamics of political support for reform in economies in transition. [Dani Rodrik; Centre for Economic Policy Research (Great Britain)]. "The Dynamics of Political Suppport for Reform in Economies in Transition," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol.

9(4), pagesDecember. More about this item Keywords. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper considers a simple model of economic transition to analyse the dynamics of preferences over economic policy.

I consider an economy with two sectors: a high-productivity private sector, which initially employs a small share of the economy's work-force, and a low-productivity state sector, where the majority of the population is employed at the outset. The transition from socialism to capitalism in former socialist economies is one of the main economic events of the twentieth century.

Not only does it affect the lives of approximately billion people, dynamics of political support for reform in economies in transition. book it is contributing to a shift in emphasis in economics from standard price and monetary theory to contracting and its institutional environment.

The authors offer their perspectives on the dynamics of democratic transition from authoritarian rule. Their political economy approach to democratic transition rests on the fundamental assumption that ‘the economic-cum-social structure constitutes an essential point of departure for understanding politics, including the politics of regime change.’ (P.6) The role of economic crisis in Cited by: Inthe Asia Foundation's Center for Asian Pacific Affairs began a two-year project to compare the transitions of selected East European and Asian economies from centrally-planned communist systems to market economies.

The goal was to shed light on the transition process through an understanding of the underlying economic and institutional dynamics. "The Political Economy of the Service Transition is an outstanding collection of essays explaining the impact of one key dimension in the changes affecting industrial societies.

Anne Wren has gathered a stellar group of scholars to address how the development of the service sector transforms the politics and economics of advanced democratic Cited by: The Political Economy of Transition Ge´rard Roland P olitical economy arguments have been at the heart of debates and contro-versies on strategies of transition from socialism to capitalism.

For example, advocates of a “big bang” approach to transition have argued for a fast and comprehensive implementation of all major reforms. A transition economy or transitional economy is an economy which is changing from a centrally planned economy to a market economy.

Transition economies undergo a set of structural transformations intended to develop market-based institutions. These include economic liberalization, where prices are set by market forces rather than by a central planning organization. Accounting Reform in Transition and Developing Economies is the fourth in a series to examine accounting and financial system reform in transition and developing economies.

The first book used Russia as a case study. The present volume examines accounting reform in these economies. It is divided into five parts. Income, inequality, and poverty during the transition from planned to market economy (English) Abstract. This book is about income, inequality, and poverty during the remarkable period of collapse of Communism and the construction of capitalism in the 18 formerly socialist by: The author examines how economic safety nets can provide an environment in which economic reform is more politically sustainable, with a particular focus on how political and institutional.

About the authors. Anne Wren is a Research Associate of the Institute for International Integration Studies at Trinity College, Dublin, where she directed a Marie Curie Excellence Team research project on ‘The Political Economy of the Service Transition’, financed by the European Commission, between and Related articles.

The problem of American capitalism. Transition Economies will aid students, researchers and policy makers working on the problems of comparative economics, economic development, economic history, economic systems transition, international political economy, as well as specialists in post-Soviet and.

‘The Dynamics of Political Support for Reform in Economies of Transition’, CEPR Discussion Paper No. Google Scholar Sachs, Jeffrey and Warner, Andrew ().Cited by: 7.

Capital, Trade, and the Political Economies of Reform Article in American Journal of Political Science 51(4) - October with 67 Reads How we measure 'reads'. It shows how research on transition contributes to our understanding of capitalism as an economic system and of the dynamics of large-scale institutional change.

The book is divided into three : Gérard Roland. political support, which not only threatens the viability of the reform process, but also undermines the nascent democratic institutions in many of these countries (Rodrik () and Stokes ()).1 In this paper we examine the political sustainability of reform by analyzing the dynamic interaction of public opinion and the reform process.

Suggested Citation:"14 Pension Reform in the Post-Communist Transition Economics."National Research Council. Transforming Post-Communist Political gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / Suggested Citation: "Democracy, Social Change, and Economies in Transition." National Research Council. Transforming Post-Communist Political Economies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Ardant called particular attention to the relation between an economy's commercialization and the efficiency of different.

The big challenge of any economic reform is the political one. Even in countries in which the political system is not democratic like China, political constraints are also critically important in shaping reform strategies and determining its dynamics. Of course, the political constraints may take a different form from those in a by: Introduction: Economics and Transition Erik Berglöf and Gérard Roland The transition from socialism to capitalism at the end of the twentieth century was one of the most significant events in the world economy since industrialization.

Fundamental institutional change affected about a quarter of the population of the Size: 59KB. The Political Economy of Transition by Gérard Roland. Published in vol issue 1, pages of Journal of Economic Perspectives, WinterAbstract: The overriding importance of political constraints in the transition process has led to developments of the theory of the political economy.

Health reform is a fundamentally political process. Yet, evidence on the interplay between domestic politics, international aid and the technical dimensions of health systems, particularly in the former Soviet Union and Central Asia, remains limited.

Little regard has been given to the political dimensions of Tajikistan’s Basic Benefit Package (BBP) reforms that regulate entitlements to a Cited by: 2. economic and political reform in myanmar have renewed international interest in the process of transition.

This paper asserts that with a clearer analysis and understanding of transition, based on previous lessons, the challenges and opportunities that transitions. The political economy of the ‘just transition’ PETER NEWELL* AND DUSTIN MULVANEY† *Department of International Relations, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9SN E-mail: @ †San Jose State University, 1 Washington Square, San Jose, CAUSA E-mail: [email protected] The Theory of the Political Economy of Transition Reforms Two broad strands can be identified in the literature on the political economy of reforms: normative and positive.

The normative political economy of reforms focuses on the decision-making problem of reformers (not necessarily welfare -maximizing ones) subject to political constraints. Trade liberalization and political support in transition economies. Norbert Wunner; Pages: ; First Published: 05 November ; Abstract; PDF PDF References; Request permissions; Economic reform of the electricity industries of Central and Eastern Europe.

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This. 5 - economic reforms and political support in mexico, – pp By Jorge Buendía Laredo, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica Mexico City.

transition, which has been neglected by many transition economists. It is argued that assessment of reform performance might be very misleading if it is not recognized that economic reforms are just a small part of large scale of constitutional transition.

Rivalry and competition between states and between political forces within eachCited by: The Impact of Tax Reform in Modern Dynamic Economies 2 productivity and income in the long-run. Problems arise when we look at transition and distributional issues.

Some critics have argued that equity considerations and transition problems related to changes in asset prices blunt the case for a complete move to consumption taxation and make it.

complex political economies. While the study focuses on the experience of World Bank task teams, the intention is to distill from this experience a conceptual framework and analytic approach to po-litical economy of reform processes which will assist a wide range of development practitioners in.

literature on transition by seeking to clarify what factors contributed, at the macro level, to the gains from privatization in transition economies over the past decade. In doing so, our goal is to point the way to a revised paradigm for privatization policy in transition economies.

Chapter 8 concludes by reiterating the central argument of this book and the major findings in preceding chapters that support it. Chapter 8 also suggests the broad implications of China’s experience for developing and transition economies in their pursuit of corporate governance reform.

Transition Economies: Performance and Challenges Jan Svejnar he collapse of the Soviet political and economic system in the late s, epitomized by the fall of the Berlin Wall in Novemberculminated the dramatic economic slowdown experienced by the Soviet bloc coun-tries over the preceding three decades.

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