The Neoliberal Revolution in Eastern Europe: Economic Ideas by Paul Dragos Aligica, Anthony John Evans

By Paul Dragos Aligica, Anthony John Evans

This detailed booklet develops diverse yet comparable examine agendas: the learn of the unfold of 'neoliberalism' - as noticeable from the viewpoint of jap eu post-communist evolutions; and the examine of jap eu transition - as noticeable from an ideas-centred point of view. It demanding situations a sequence of misunderstandings and myths in regards to the unfold of neoliberal monetary rules in japanese Europe and provides a clearer realizing of development on the grounds that industry reform started.

Show description

Read or Download The Neoliberal Revolution in Eastern Europe: Economic Ideas in the Transition from Communism (New Thinking in Political Economy) PDF

Similar economic conditions books

Investment Climate Around the World: Voices of the Firms from the World Business Environment Survey (Directions in Development)

The research of firm-level info accrued via parallel overseas firm surveys can exhibit vital linkages among governance constraints and enterprise progress and funding. the realm company setting Survey (WBES), an initiative led via the realm financial institution team in 1999 and 2000, gathered company info from greater than 10,000 companies in eighty international locations and one territory.

Miraculous Growth and Stagnation in Post-War Japan

This quantity examines diverse points of the japanese adventure in a comparative context. there's a lot the following of relevance to modern constructing international locations nervous to start up the adventure of wonderful development and concerned to prevent the following stagnation. Such problems with the function of presidency in delivering the correct amount of little one security, the relevance of the economic climate, the country’s strange company constitution and the position of schooling in a comparative context serve to light up the teachings and legacies of this exact adventure in improvement.

Themes in macroeconomic history: The UK economy, 1919-1939

Characterised by means of mass unemployment, protectionism, different trade expense regimes, the disintegration of the realm exchange, and negative long term development customers, the interwar interval was once, via any criteria, a impressive one. This textbook presents a survey of the main macroeconomic questions that arose from the event of the British economic system from 1919 to 1939.

Development economics in action : a study of economic policies in Ghana

Half A - Nkrumah and his fast Successors, 1960-72 1. creation 2. improvement, Disequilibrium and country Interventionism three. the industrial suggestions of Nkrumah and his Successors four. household financial functionality within the Nineteen Sixties five. exterior functionality: The foreign currency Constraint and its explanations 6.

Extra info for The Neoliberal Revolution in Eastern Europe: Economic Ideas in the Transition from Communism (New Thinking in Political Economy)

Example text

These theoretical features of Marx’s economic model were in 26 The spread of Western economic ideas in Eastern Europe fact those that defined in a fundamental way the Marxist paradigm in its Eastern, mainstream interpretation (Junankar, 1982). Following Junankar’s work, these basic building blocks could be summarized as follows: (a) The importance of production. Production is the most important economic process and the key to economic analysis. (b) Competition. Profit maximization by capitalists within a competitive framework leads to movement of capital to sectors with the highest rates of profits, which tends to lead to an equalization of profit rates and bring market prices towards their long-run equilibrium levels.

83–99) But the disenchantment, following the 1956 revolution and the failure of the experiment with ‘socialism with human face’ in 1968 in Prague, led to a self-declared pragmatism and ‘non-ideological approaches prevailed’ (Csaba, 2002). For Csaba that is in a sense in conformity with Hungary’s tradition of economic thinking, a pragmatic approach ‘interested in public finances, taxation, and the economic functions of the state in general’ (Szamuely and Csaba, 1998, p. 182). The special status of Polish and Hungarian economics during the period was also defined by their impact in the region.

It is interesting to note that in general the political economy dimension of that feature was overemphasized in the sense that the unity was defined more as a feature of a core ‘political economy’ element and less as an interdisciplinary spontaneous phenomenon. In some extreme cases, like the Romanian one, that led even to the banishing of entire disciplines and university departments and to the centralization of research and teaching around the ‘political economy’ core. Until close to the collapse of the regime, a model broadly similar to the one described above was supposed to command, in some version or other, the loyalties of most practitioners of Marxism, both in academic teaching or in political life in Eastern Europe.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 46 votes