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Transition and Institutions: The Experience of Gradual and Late Reformers

Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Vladimir Popov


The gradual introduction of market reforms in China since 1978, and their subsequent massive and rapid adoption in the former Soviet bloc, triggered an intense debate on the factors and policies which promote a smooth transition to a market economy. Particularly during its initial phase, such debate has focused on liberalization, privatization, and the macro-economy of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and Russia. Other reforming economies and aspects increasingly recognized as key to a successful transition have received less attention in the academic literature. This book attempts ... More

Keywords: market reforms, China, smooth transition, market economy, liberalization, privatization, macro-economy

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199242184
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242184.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Giovanni Andrea Cornia, editor
University of Florence
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Vladimir Popov, editor
Carleton University

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