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The Political Economy of Industrial Development in Vietnam: Impact of State-Business Relationship on Industrial Performance, 1986-2012

Vietnam’s industrial development since doi moi is a success, but only a partial one. This paper provides a political economy account of Vietnam’s industrial growth since 1986...

Business enterprises Corporation law Economic growth
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Varying Growth Trajectories of the West and the South: The Role of Inequality and Institutions
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27 August 2014 Vladimir Popov Modern economic growth started in the West, not because of the efficiency of various capitalist institutions (elimination of serfdom, free cities, universities)...

Capitalism Economic growth Government policy (Poor)
Book Chapter
New Light on China's Rural Elites

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Commune Elite (Social sciences) Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
The Demographic Transformation of Post-Socialist Countries: Causes, Consequences and Questions

From the book: Economies in Transition

Families Health Population
Book Chapter
Into the Void: Governing Finance in Central and Eastern Europe

From the book: Economies in Transition

Commercial law Financial institutions Financing, Government
Book Chapter
The Long-Run Weight of Communism or the Weight of Long-Run History?

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist state History (Economics) Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Twenty Years Later and the Socialist Heritage is Still Kicking: The Case of Russia

From the book: Economies in Transition

Economic development Institutional economics Post-communism
Book Chapter
Transition in Southeast Europe: Understanding Economic Development and Institutional Change

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist state Economic development Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Central Asia after Two Decades of Independence

From the book: Economies in Transition

Communist state Comparative economics Economic development
Working Paper
New Light on China’s Rural Elites

This paper analyses political elites, economic elites, hybrid elite households and non-elite households in rural China using household data for 1995 and 2002. We seek to understand the determinants of belonging to each of the three elite categories...

Commune Elite (Social sciences) Entrepreneurship
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Mozambique’s Elite – Finding its Way in a Globalized World and Returning to Old Development Models

What makes elites developmental instead of predatory? We argue that Mozambique’s elite was developmental at independence 35 years ago. With pressure and encouragement from international forces, it became predatory...

Economic development Political science Poverty
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The Long-Run Weight of Communism or the Weight of Long-Run History?

This study provides evidence that culture understood as values and beliefs moves very slowly. Despite massive institutional change, values and beliefs in transition countries have not changed much over the last 20 years...

Communist state History (Economics) Institutional economics
Working Paper
Into the Void: Governing Finance in Central and Eastern Europe

Twenty years after the fall of the iron curtain—which for decades had separated East from West—most countries of Central and Eastern Europe are now members of the European Union; some have even adopted the euro...

Commercial law Financial institutions Financing, Government
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The New Grand Bourgeoisie under Post-Communism: Central Europe, Russia and China Compared

In the former socialist redistributive economies, the transition to market economy and the conversion to private ownership followed different trajectories...

Income distribution Post-communism Socialism
Working Paper
Twenty Years Later and the Socialist Heritage is still Kicking: The Case of Russia

Only recently, 20 years after transition to a market system, has Russia regained a similar production level it had achieved on the eve of transition in 1991...

Economic development Institutional economics Post-communism
Working Paper
Central Asia after Two Decades of Independence

After becoming independent in 1991, the five Central Asian countries pursued differing transition paths from the defunct central planning. This paper analyses the connection between economic policies and performance during the 1990s and 2000s...

Communist state Comparative economics Economic development
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