From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries

From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries

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ISBN-13: 9781108395083
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/10/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Hilary Appel is the Podlich Family Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College. Her research examines the politics of post-Communist economic reform, fiscal governance, privatization, policies of retrospective justice, and issues of identity in Eastern Europe. Her publications include the books: Tax Politics in Eastern Europe: Globalization, Regional Integration and the Democratic Compromise (2011), A New Capitalist Order: Privatization and Ideology in Russia and Eastern Europe (2004), and two edited volumes. She has also published numerous articles appearing in journals including World Politics, Comparative Politics, and Comparative Political Studies.
Mitchell A. Orenstein is Professor and Chair of Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the political economy and foreign policy of post-Communist states. He is the author of two prize-winning books, Out of the Red: Building Capitalism and Democracy in Postcommunist Europe (2001) and Privatizing Pensions: The Transnational Campaign for Social Security Reform (2008), several prominent World Bank policy publications, and numerous articles appearing in journals including Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, and Foreign Affairs.

Table of Contents

1. Triumph and crisis of neoliberalism; 2. First phase: the Washington Consensus; 3. Second phase: Europeanization; 4. Third phase: avant-garde neoliberalism; 5. Competitive signaling and foreign direct investment; 6. The crisis of neoliberalism; 7. Revising transition theory.

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