Economic reform and citizen entitlements in Eastern Europe some social implications of structural adjustment in semi-industrial economies by E. V. K. FitzGerald

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StatementE.V.K. FitzGerald.
SeriesWorking paper series ;, no. 95, Working papers series (Institute of Social Studies (Netherlands)) ;, no. 95.
LC ClassificationsHC244 .F563 1991
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Pagination19, 8 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL1615840M
LC Control Number91157427

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FitzGerald Abstract. An Economic History of Europe since By Witt Bowden; Michael Karpovich; Abbott Payson Usher American Book Company, Read preview Overview Economic History of Europe, By Ernest L. Bogart Longmans, Green and Co., Transitions of Eastern Europe after the Cold War.

After World War II ended inEurope was divided into Western Europe and Eastern Europe by the Iron Curtain The physical barrier in the form of walls, barbed wire, or land mines that divided Eastern Europe and Western Europe during the Cold n Europe fell under the influence of the Soviet Union, and the region was separated from.

Eastern Europe’s economies are not catching up with their Western neighbors as quickly as many had hoped. The latest Eurostat figures on economic growth in Europe, released earlier this month, show a troubling trend.

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More specifically, this book examines what has happened during the past decade after the fundamental changes in economic policy that occurred in the s.

This text is comprised of 10 chapters; the first of which provides a background on economic reform in Eastern Europe during the s. This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe.

Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and globalization.

Dani Rodrik, "Understanding Economic Policy Reform," Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 34, No. 1 (March ), pp. Note: Import substitution is a policy that pursues development of. The Eastern bloc economies saw declines of 13% to 65% in GDP at the beginning of reforms, while Chinese growth has been very strong since the beginning of reform.

China also managed to avoid the hyperinflation of to 1,% that Eastern Europe experienced. The contributions to this volume reflect the recent research on this issue by various specialists on the economies of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Each author emphasizes macroeconomic stabilization, structural adjustment, participation in the larger world economy, or ecomonic reform.

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“Imbeciles” examines one of the darkest chapters of progressive reform, and “Illiberal Reformers” looks at the perils of intellectual arrogance in dealing with explosive social issues.

Entering the world economy will be the million people of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe--historically shut off by an economic wall nearly as formidable as the political one.

The early 20th century was an era of business expansion and progressive reform in the United States. The progressives, as they called themselves, worked to make American society a better and safer place in which to live. They tried to make big business more responsible through regulations of various.

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Western biases shaping the packaging of reform assistance added to the relative neglect of intelligence. In his magisterial new history of the area loosely referred to as Eastern Europe, John Connelly, professor of history and director of the Institute for.

Initial Period of Rapid Growth. At first, the Soviet Union experienced rapid economic growth. While the lack of open markets providing price signals and incentives to direct economic. Russia - Russia - The Khrushchev era (–64): After Stalin’s death ina power struggle for leadership ensued, which was won by Nikita Khrushchev.

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The European social model is a common vision many European states have for a society that combines economic growth with high living standards and good working ian Tony Judt has argued that the European social model "binds Europe together" in contrast to the 'American way of life'.

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Around a third of eligible voters did not participate, defying the regime. Only 44% of Poland's 26 million eligible voters voted yes to the question on economic reform, and. The danger is that the EU may become trapped in a suboptimal status quo without a consensus on how to change it, and could therefore be unable to make the shift towards a more state-centric political economy that citizens may now demand.

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The fourth section will introduce and discuss the results of my own empirical study. Based on the overview of land reform approaches, the classical, mainly Western European, theory and definitions on land fragmentation (e.g. Binns,King and Burton,McPherson,Bentley, ) will be discussed together with the few theoretical attempts to assess land fragmentation in a Central and Eastern European context (Sabates-Wheeler,Van Dijk.

Professor Orenstein's work focuses on political economy and international affairs, with an emphasis on Central and Eastern Europe. Orenstein's first book, Out of the Red: Building Capitalism and Democracy in Postcommunist Europe (University of Michigan Press, ), won the Gabriel A. Almond Award of the American Political Science.

In his chapter on Central and Eastern Europe, Peter Lindert focuses on how aging populations and the fall of communism have fostered increased need for social assistance in the region. In contrast, Nancy Birdsall and Stephen Haggard highlight the positive role of democratization and Western-style social programs in promoting East Asian social.

In response to rising economic inequality along with new currents of scientific racism, xenophobia, and conservative ideology, the Quota Acts of and sought to reduce the number of immigrants entering the United States and shift their origins away from Southern and Eastern Europe and toward Northern and Western Europe, while.Or would economic crises and reform force new democracies to limit, or retrench, social-policy commitments?

In this book, we analyze the development and reform of social policy among the middle-income countries of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Byat the onset of the major economic and political.The nine chapters in this book explore educational and economic change in the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Together they provide both an overview of the developments - in their historical context - and an analysis of aspects of the situation in a number of different countries: the former Soviet Union, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Romania (including Transylvania.

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