Growth Versus Security: Old And New Eu Members Quest For A New Economic And Social Model by W. BienkowskiGrowth Versus Security: Old And New Eu Members Quest For A New Economic And Social Model by W. Bienkowski

Growth Versus Security: Old And New Eu Members Quest For A New Economic And Social Model

byW. Bienkowski

Hardcover | November 18, 2008

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This book brings together a wide range of policy experts from both old and new European Union member states, as well as from the US, and presents their insights, observations and research on the future of economic and social models in Europe. This book is an essential companion for all interested in this key issue.
LAJOS BOKROS Chief Operating Officer, Central European University, Budapest WALTER D. CONNOR Professor of Political Science, Sociology, and International Relations, Boston University; Fellow, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University KAREL DYBA Former Minister of Economic Policy and Development of the Czech Repu...
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Title:Growth Versus Security: Old And New Eu Members Quest For A New Economic And Social ModelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:282 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:November 18, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230200532

ISBN - 13:9780230200531

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Table of Contents

Foreword Preface; W.Bie?kowski, J.C.Brada & M.-J.RadLo PART I: THE CREATION AND REFORM OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC SYSTEMS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL Lessons from Sweden's Welfare State: An American-Swedish Perspective; B.Swedenborg Flexicurity in Denmark: A Model for Labor Market Reforms in the EU?; P.K.Madsen Slovakia: A Story of Reforms; I.Mikloš The Czech Socio-Economic Model and its Evolution from the Start of Transition to 2007; K.Dyba Institutional Transplants in the Transformation of Poland's Economy and Polity; J.Rostowski The European Union and the New Member States' Dilemmas: The Case of Poland; W.Bie?kowski PART II: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND SECURITY IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE New Challenges for the European Model and How to Cope With It; K.Aiginger Beyond Models and Regulations: Eastward Expansion vs. Retrenchment in the 'New' EU?; W.D.Connor Economic Freedom, Confidence and Growth; S.H.Hanke PART III: KEY SECTORS IN THE SEARCH FOR GROWTH AND SECURITY Public Finances and Structural Reforms in the US and the EU: Lessons for the New Member States; F.Keereman & S.Steinlein Competition and Solidarity in Higher Education: A Reform Proposal Aiming at Improving Quality and Enhancing Security: Example of Hungary; L.Bokros Growth versus Security Choice and the Generational Difference in Preferences; S.GomuLka In Search of a Perfect Regulatory System; E.Freyberg Conclusions; W.Bie?kowski, J.C.Brada & M.-J.RadLo