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How Capitalism Was Built: The Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
     

How Capitalism Was Built: The Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia

by Anders Aslund
 

ISBN-10: 0521865263

ISBN-13: 9780521865265

Pub. Date: 09/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Explains how the former communist countries became market economies from 1989 to 2006.

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Explains how the former communist countries became market economies from 1989 to 2006.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521865265
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: a world transformed; 1. Communism and its demise; 2. Shock therapy vs. gradualism; 3. Output: slump and recovery; 4. Liberalisation: the creation of a market economy; 5. From hyper-inflation to financial stability; 6. Privatisation: the establishment of private property rights; 7. An inefficient social system; 8. Democracy vs. authoritarianism; 9. From crime toward law; 10. The role of oligarchs; 11. The role of international assistance; 12. Conclusions: a world transformed.

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