Europeanization, Varieties of Capitalism and Economic Performance in Central and Eastern Europe

Europeanization, Varieties of Capitalism and Economic Performance in Central and Eastern Europe

by L. Cernat


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403947970
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/28/2006
Series: Studies in Economic Transition
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Lucian Cernat works at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva, Switzerland.

Table of Contents

List of Figures List of Tables Preface List of Abbreviations INTRODUCTION PART 1: THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS State-Society Interaction and Interest Group Intermediation Varieties of Capitalism Theoretical Cross-Fertilizations: Globalization, Europeanization, and Policy Transfer PART 2: INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS Diverging Paths: Alternative Explanations Models of Capitalism and Economic Growth in Eastern Europe The Econometric Model, Results and Implications PART 3: DOMESTIC INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE: 'COCKTAIL CAPITALISM' State-Industry Relations State-Labour Relations State-Finance Relations PART 4: EXTERNAL POLICY TRANSFER AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: RECONCEPTUALIZING EXTERNAL INFLUENCES Institutionalized Globalization and Policy Transfer: Carrot and Stick Policies The Europeanization of Central and East European Countries: Main Policy Transfer Elements Empirical Testing PART 5: EXTERNAL FACTORS AND MODELS OF CAPITALISM: THE ROMANIAN EXPERIENCE The Impact of the Europeanization Process The Impact of International Monetary Fund on Domestic Institutions in Romania: Aid, Conditionality and Policy Transfer The World Bank: Between Anglo-Saxon Capitalism and Mezzo-Corporatism CONCLUSIONS Notes Bibliography Index

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