3 edition of Transition Economics found in the catalog.
January 13, 2010
Written in English
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This book is about how the money system will have to change—and is already changing—to embody this transition. A broadly integrated synthesis of theory, policy, and practice, Sacred Economics explores avant-garde concepts of the New Economics, including negative-interest currencies, local currencies, resource-based economics, gift economies /5(7). This book is an attempt to capture and analyze several idiosyncratic features of industry and labor in the developing world. Available books and graduate-level texts in labor economics largely discuss industrial and labor market situations prevalent in developed countries, where well-defined institutional arrangements and regulations create a very different scope of analysis.
Pre-transition: the socialist system --Stylised facts of transition: two decades on --Initial conditions at the outset of transition --Paradigms of transition --Transition reforms and economic policies --Enterprise reform and restructuring --Performance and transition outcomes --Labour markets in transition: a focus on Russia and China. Prof. Ove Jakobsen teaches ecological economics at Nordland University in Bodø, Norway and the co-founder and leader of the Centre for Ecological Economics and Ethics. His interest in alternative economic thinking developed in when he wrote his book Environment, Myths and Marketing. In the following years and encouraged by many forward.
Russian analysts discuss postcommunist economic transformation. The end of the Cold War saw an unprecedented number of countries changing economic policies at the same time. One result has been the emergence of a new field of economics, postcommunist transformation theory. Written by prominent Russian analysts, the essays in this book discuss the economic policy problems that confront. János Kornai is Allie S. Freed Professor of Economics Emeritus at Harvard and Professor Emeritus at Corvinus University of Budapest. He served at Harvard between and His research has focused on the critical analysis of the socialist system and post-socialist transition. After the collapse of socialism in Eastern Europe, his attention has partly turned to economic policy, especially.
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‘Transition Economics: Two Decades On is timely, well-written and comprehensive. The authors show an impressive grasp of a whole range of issues concerning the transition from socialism to market economics.
A key strength of the book is the focus on countries such as China and Vietnam, which are often overlooked in analyses of by: This is a truly stellar book that everyone interested in the economics and economic history of Transition Economies should read.
The book lays out a convincing argument that the process commonly known as the transition from a centrally planned to a free market economy in the former Soviet Union (FSU), and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is rather a transformation that touched all aspects of 5/5(3).
The transition from socialism to capitalism in former socialist economies is one of the main economic events of the twentieth century. Not only does it affect the lives of approximately billion people, but it is contributing to a shift in emphasis in economics from standard price and monetary theory to contracting and its institutional environment.
This book provides an overview and insight into transition economies in the recent decades and looks at key economics topics from the so-called “transition strategy debate” to environmental reform. The book also includes an analytical review and meta-analysis of the existing literature.
The book applies that principle to common scenarios that are easy to understand, such as minimum wage and government spending initiatives. It challenges the notion that economics is best interpreted as a series of short-term scenarios, events, and trends.
Transition economics investigates how an economy should reform itself to endorse capitalism and democracy. There are usually two sides: one which argues for a rapid transformation and one which argues for a gradual approach.
Gérard Roland's book Transition and Economics. The Friedman-Lucas Transition in Macroeconomics: A Structuralist Approach considers how and to what extent monetarist and new classical theories of the business-cycle can be regarded as approximately true descriptions of a cycle’s causal structure or whether they can be no more than useful predictive instruments.
This book will be of interest to upper-division undergraduates, graduate. Celebrating twenty years of transition from socialism to capitalism, this book is designed to be the core textbook for undergraduate courses in transition economics and comparative economic systems.
Given the passage of time, Transition Economics: Two Decades On reviews and accounts for the outcomes in the so-called transition economies and, from an academic perspective, takes the reader. ‘Transition Economics: Two Decades On is timely, well-written and comprehensive.
The authors show an impressive grasp of a whole range of issues concerning the transition from socialism to market economics. A key strength of the book is the focus on countries such as China and Vietnam, which are often overlooked in analyses of transition.
The Economics and Politics of China’s Energy Security Transition clarifies China’s energy and foreign policies through a comprehensive examination of energy sources, providing an insider’s unique perspective for assessing China’s energy policies.
China’s historic decline in coal consumption since and a plateauing of its. Introduction: Economics and Transition Erik Berglöf and Gérard Roland The transition from socialism to capitalism at the end of the twentieth century was one of the most signiﬁcant events in the world economy since industrialization.
Fundamental institutional change affected about a quarter of the population of the Size: 59KB. The period of transition from socialism to capitalism in parts of Europe and Asia over the past 25 years has attracted considerable interest in academia and beyond.
From the Editors of Palgrave's iconic series 'Studies in Economic Transition' comes the Palgrave Dictionary of Emerging Markets and.
Changes made in Principles of Economics 2e are described in the preface and the transition guide to help instructors transition to the second edition. The first edition of Principles of Economics by OpenStax is available in web view here.
Get this from a library. Transition economics: two decades on. [Gerard Turley; Peter J Luke] -- Treating its subject matter thematically, this book concentrates on transition economics and comparative economic systems since the breakdown of the socialist systems.
Transition Economics: Two Decades On is more than just a book about a particular part of the world or the transformation that was experienced at a particular time in history. The authors believe that the study of the economics of transition gives the reader an insight into theories, policies, reforms, legacies, institutions, processes and Brand: Taylor And Francis.
Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endlessthese trends have reached their extremebut in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more/5.
Economics of Transition publishes high-quality, refereed articles on the economics of structural transformation, institutional development, and growth. It presents innovative theoretical work and econometric analyses of the process of economic reform and its macroeconomic effects.
The journal aims to promote new thinking on how institutions and institutional change can be analyzed and.
For many years a neglected figure, Nikolai Bukharin has recently been the subject of renewed interest in the West. Now regarded as a leading Marxist theorist, Bukharin's work has wide appeal to those interested in Soviet history and Marxist economics as well as to those concerned with theories of development and socialist economies.
The book is highly recommended to readers with an interest in the historical background, the current state of play and the prospects for the transition.' - Yiping Huang, Journal of Comparative Economics 'Literature on transition tends to be a highly perishable commodity.4/5(4).
An interesting and unusual book indeed!"--Robert E. Lucas, Jr., The John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College, The University of Chicago "In this provocative work, Galbács presents the history of macroeconomics as featuring a profound transition from instrumentalism, in Friedman, to a form of realism, in.
'This is an excellent volume on the transition process from central planning to a market economy. Reflecting the views of many of the most distinguished analysts, the book provides a mature perspective on one of the most important economic phenomena of the 20th and 21st century.Welcome to the HTML version of Sacred Economics.
The full version is here in English, along with full and partial translations into other languages. Transition to Gift Economy (Greek Part 1) (Greek Part 2 In keeping with one of the main themes of the book, the full text of the book is available online as a .The book also has strength in that it gives the reader a sense of the multifaceted nature of China’s urban transition.
Social and Cultural Geography John Friedmann displays an amazing ability in synthesizing and integrating pertinent aspects of the most exciting and rapid .