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A normal country : Russia after communism

Author: Andrei Shleifer
Publisher: Cambridge, MA [etc.] : Harvard Univ. Pr., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

By the end of the twentieth century, both a market economy and a democracy were developed in Russia. Each was both vulnerable and flawed, but the escape from communism was certain. A decade after  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrei Shleifer
ISBN: 0674015827 9780674015821
OCLC Number: 717122813
Description: VII, 208 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Russia after Communism 2. The Transition to a Market Economy: Pitfalls of Partial Reform 3. Privatizing Russia 4. How Does Privatization Work? Evidence from the Russian Shops 5. Origins of Bad Policies: Control, Corruption, and Confusion 6. The Invisible Hand and the Grabbing Hand 7. The Unofficial Economy in Transition 8. Toward a Theory of Legal Reform 9. Federalism with and without Political Centralization: China versus Russia 10. A Normal Country Notes References Index
Responsibility: Andrei Shleifer.


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"A Normal Country" will have a substantial effect on the scholarly perception of Russia's postcommunist economic transformation.--Anders Aslund, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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