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The Eastern transition to a market economy: a global perspective

Williamson, J. (1992) The Eastern transition to a market economy: a global perspective. Centre for Economic Performance occasional papers, CEPOP 2. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

This paper contains the text of a series of public lectures given by Professor Williamson at the LSE on February 24 and 25 1992. Professor Williamson is the first holder of the British Petroleum Professorship, awarded annually to a visiting academic of the highest standing. The lecture covers the failure of socialism, and the design of the subsequent reform programmes. He argues that although with hindsight the transition process could have been handled slightly differently, aborting the transition process because of the problems associated with it is not the answer.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk
Additional Information: © 1992 the authors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Series: Working Papers > CEP Occasional Papers
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2008 09:31
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2012 15:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/21055

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