Transition From Socialist To Market Economies: Comparison of European and Asian Experiences

Hardcover | November 15, 2009

EditorShinichi Ichimura

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20 years after the collapse of communism in Central Eastern European countries and 30 years after the start of market-oriented reforms in China, this book provides a framework for understanding the differing emphasis and sequencing of two reforms and explores in-depth these issues in the demise of communism and the triumph of the market economy.

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20 years after the collapse of communism in Central Eastern European countries and 30 years after the start of market-oriented reforms in China, this book provides a framework for understanding the differing emphasis and sequencing of two reforms and explores in-depth these issues in the demise of communism and the triumph of the marke...

SHINICHI ICHIMURA is a well-known econometrician (the Econometric Society fellow since 1962) and leading scholar of Asian economies, director of Kyoto University, Japan. He worked in the Institute of SEAS for 1969-79 and was a vice-chancellor of Osaka International University (88-95). He also was director of ICSEAD, Kitakyushu (95-200...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.87 × 5.62 × 0.88 inPublished:November 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230228038

ISBN - 13:9780230228030

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I GENERAL FRAMEWORK OF COMPARISON
Conversion and Divergence in Transition Process: Europe and Asia
Chinas Transition to a Market Economy: How Far Across the River
Two Reforms under Mono-Party Systems-Hungarian NEM and Chinas Reform
PART II OWNERSHIP REFORM AND PRIVATIZATION
SOE Reform and Privatization in TransitionChina in Comparative Perspective
Vietnamese Gradualism in SOE Reforms
From Public to Private Savings: Decline of State Ownership in China
PART III THE ROLE OF THE STATE AND MARKET IN TRANSITION
The Special Safety Net in a Transitional Economy: the Case of China
The State and the Transformation of Economic Systems
Can the Japan Inc. Model be a Middle Course for Transition: Industrial Policy and Postwar Economic Development of Japan
Market and Political Justice in Transformation of Poland
PART IV LESSONS OF THE FIRST DECADE REVISITED
Facts and Lessons of Ten Years of Transformation in Central Europe
Lessons of Transformation in the Czech Republic: 1990-2000
 
 

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"[C]ontain[s] a wealth of information about China's economic development since 1978... Recommended." —CHOICE