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Transition and Beyond by Saul Estrin


Transition and Beyond by Saul Estrin

This book covers a wide variety of aspects of transition in Central and Southeast Europe and the CIS, including the socialist legacy, privatization and growth, skills, and banking reforms. It also covers the evolution of the global economy beyond transition, looking at complexity, risk management, the optimal transition path, and globalization.

About the Author

MARINA BAKANOVA World Bank Country Economist for Belarus SIMON COMMANDER Director of the Centre for New and Emerging Markets (CNEM), London Business School, UK; Senior Adviser, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, UK LASZLO CSABA Professor of Economics and European Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Professor, University of Debrecen, Hungary; Professor, Budapest Corvinus University, Hungary MARCELLO DE CECCO Professor of Monetary and Financial History, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy PADMA DESAI Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Comparative Economic Systems and Director of the Centre for Transition Economies, Columbia University, USA; Member, Council on Foreign Relations, USA JOHN EATWELL Lord Eatwell of Stratton St. Margaret (Life Peer); President, Queens' College, Cambridge, UK; Director, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance, UK; Professor of Financial Policy, Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge, UK MICHAEL ELLMAN Professor of Economics, University of Amsterdam. The Netherlands SERGIO GODOY Senior Economist, Financial Operations Division, International Finance Group, Central Bank of Chile, Chile; Part-Time Professor in Emerging Financial Markets, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile MICHAEL KEREN Professor, Department of Economics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel GUR OFER Harvey M. and Lyn P. Meyerhoff (Emeritus) Professor of Soviet Economics, Department of Economics and Department of Russian Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel IGOR PELIPAS Director, Research Centre of the Institute for Privatization and Management (IPM), Minsk, Belarus VLADIMIR POPOV Professor, New Economic School, Moscow, Russia; Sector Head, Academy of the National Economy, Moscow, Russia; Visiting Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada JANEZ PRA NIKAR Professor of Economics, Executive Director of the Institute for South-Eastern Europe; Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Director, Residential Master's Program in Business and Organization, Ljubljana, Slovenia SERGEI PUKOVICH Institute of Privatization and Management, Minsk, Belarus; Director, Consulting Centre of the Institute for Privatization and Management (IPM), Minsk, Belarus JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ Professor, Columbia University, New York, USA; Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York, USA JAN SVEJNAR Director, International Policy Centre, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, USA; Everett E. Berg Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Economics and Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan, USA; Chairman, Executive and Supervisory Committee of CERGE-EI, Prague, Czech Republic; Chairman, Supervisory Board of CSOB Bank, Czech Republic; Governing Board Member, European Economic Association, UK VITO TANZI Consultant, Inter-American Development Bank, USA

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Publication date

10th August 2007


Saul Estrin

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Palgrave Macmillan


307 pages


Economic systems & structures



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