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Winners and losers in the post-Communist transition

new evidence from Latvia

by M. Kh Titma

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Published by National Council for Eurasian and East European Research in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Post-communism -- Latvia.,
  • Post-communism -- Economic aspects -- Latvia.,
  • Income distribution -- Latvia.,
  • Democracy -- Latvia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMikk Titma, Nancy Brandon Tuma, Brian D. Silver.
    ContributionsTuma, Nancy Brandon., Silver, Brian D., 1944-, Stanford University., National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC340.5 .T58 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19233128M

    The role and status of women in the post-communist countries has been and continues to be varied and full of contradictions. This article discusses the historical, social, economic, and political dynamics affecting the lives of women during Cited by: Gerald Roland, “Synthesizing Lessons from Transition,” in Transition and Economics: Politics, Markets, and Firms (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, ). Joel Hellman, “Winners Take All: The Politics of Partial Reform in Post-Communist Transitions," World Politics (January ), pp. .


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TRANSITIONAL WINNERS AND LOSERS Support for EU Membership in Post-Communist Countries We argue that the conditions produced by the economic transition in post-Communist Europe in large part de. termine attitudes toward EU support among citizens.

We begin with three assumptions. First, EU membershipFile Size: 2MB. PDF | On Jan 1,Andrea Spehar and others published "Eastern European Women" Winners or Losers in Post-Communist Transitions.

| Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. WINNERS TAKE ALL for themselves, while imposing high costs on the rest of society. While conventional models of the politics of economic reform are driven by the short-term incentives of the net losers, the postcommu-nist transitions appear to have faced far more serious obstacles to the progress of economic reforms from the net by: Citations for Past Winners of the Ed A Hewett Book Prize contribution to a better understanding of the important but understudied role of business associations in the post-communist transition and more broadly to the development of civil society in former Leninist regimes.

reintegration into the CIS region, and unilateralism or autarky. The post-communist economic transition was much more abrupt and aimed at creating fully capitalist economies. All the countries concerned have abandoned the traditional tools of communist economic control and moved more or less successfully toward free market systems.

This book focuses on Capital – concept, functional features and formation in post communist Romania. It analyses the capital as both permanent own financial resource and fixed capital, as Author: Guillermo de la Dehesa. This book examines the relationship between the Czech Republic and the European Union (EU).

The authors examine the Czech Republic’s road to EU membership in and assess how EU accession has affected or changed the Czech Republic, including its domestic politics, governing institutions and public policies.

Read "New Rich, New Poor, New Russia: Winners and Losers on the Russian Road to Capitalism Winners and Losers on the Russian Road to Capitalism" by Bertram Silverman available from Rakuten Kobo. Now expanded to cover the consequences of Russia's financial collapse, this book focuses on the sociBrand: Taylor And Francis.

"Ten years after the collapse of communism in Poland, the debate continues over the impact of the transition to a market economy. Whilst few actually say the socialist system could - or should - have been preserved, the path of change has been far from smooth, and has produced both winners and losers in the race to reform.".

WINNERS TAKE ALL for themselves, while imposing high costs on the rest of society. While conventional models of the politics of economic reform are driven by the short-term incentives of the net losers, the postcommu nist transitions appear to have faced far more serious obstacles to the progress of economic reforms from the net winners.

The Political Economy of Reform in Post-communist Poland (Economies and Societies in Transition series) [Janice Bell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ten years after the collapse of communism in Poland, the debate continues over the impact of the transition to a market economy.

While few actually say the socialist system could - or should - have Cited by: 3. In these countries, the main political challenge has been, not to marginalize the losers, but to restrain the winners. This explains the paradoxical outcome of the postcommunist transitions: that political systems which are more inclusive of the losers have been able to adopt and sustain more comprehensive economic reforms than states insulated Cited by: Post-Communist Legacies, Values and Behavior Abstract: Twenty years after the collapse of communism, a rough consensus in the literature on post-communist politics is that the past matters; many questions remain, however, about exactly how, when, and why the past matters, especially in terms of political values and behavior.

ToFile Size: KB. Winners or Losers in Post-Communist Transitions. Andrea Spehar Statsvetenskapliga institutionen studies published since reinforces the popular impression that the post-communist transition is an entirely coherent process that is necessarily disad- read and cited book on women’s situation in post-communist countries Bar.

Book. Preface; Identities in Transition: An Introduction; Winners and Losers in Russia’s Economic Transition; Post-Communist Transition and the Absent Middle Class in East-Central Europe “Democracy Without Women Is Not Democracy”: The Struggle over Women’s Status and Identity during Russia’s TransitionCited by: 9.

Two decades of political, economic and social transformations in Eastern and Central Europe have produced outcomes that were hardly expected when the region emerged from communist rule. Yet, these. "The contributions in the book cast a critical and in many cases also fresh light on the reform policies that national government in close cooperation with international organizations carried through The articles raise important questions about the role of institutions, legacies and local practices as preconditions for overcoming the severe and.

focused on the likely preferences of winners and losers in transition; an approach dominated in the early s by Herbert Kitschelt.6 (More recently Kitschelt has combined arguments from winners and losers with complex path-dependency arguments from interwar and communist legacies.) On the other, we haveCited by: The history of Russia from to the present began with the dissolution of the Soviet Union (USSR) on 26 December The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) was the largest republic within the USSR, but until it had no significant independence.

The Russian Federation was the largest of the fifteen republics that made up the USSR. constituency of winners with a stake in sustaining and advancing the reform process.

Yet a comparison of the post-communist transitions suggests that the winners can do far more damage t o the progress of economic reform than the losers. Though the. Downloadable. This research examines differences in earnings structure between Communist and post-Communist Czech Republic and Slovakia using four sets of similar micro-data.

It presents hypotheses about how earnings dispersion returns to education and returns to experience will change across regimes and tests those hypotheses using earnings equations.

Transforming post-Communist political economies / Task Force on Economies in Transition, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council. Includes bibliographical references and index.

This story, as well as others told in Lost in Transition, highlights that there were losers as well as winners when the system changed. Ghodsee is by no means an apologist for Communism, however. The staggering impact of the long arm of the state under Communism is laid bare in her encounter with Damiana, a middle-aged woman working in the.

The Anti-Shock DoctrineYergin runs through many of the same market-transition scenarios that Klein examined in her more recent book, concluding that this trend has been, overall, a very positive and necessary thing.

A brief assessment of the Liberal Consensus developed subsequent to the Second World War and carried forward into the late seventieswhen a mixture of /5. Transition in Central and Eastern Europe has led to a U-shaped response of output: a sharp decline in output followed by recovery.

Most of the countries of Central Europe seem now firmly on the upside; most of the countries of Eastern Europe are still close to the bottom of the U: an optimistic view is that they are now negotiating the turn. "Russian Economic Interest Groups: Winners and Losers in the Politics of Economic Reform" in David Bernstein, ed., Cooperative Business Ventures between U.S.

Companies and Russian Defense Enterprises, (Stanford, CA: Center for International. a Hegelian expression, revolution brings a qualitative change' (p. 63). Post-communist-or post-socialist, since in Kornai's works socialism denotes the system created and ruled by the communist parties-transition is obviously a revolution.

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• Post-communist transition in Europe and the former Soviet Union is one of the most important transformations in modern history. Like other radical shifts in history, its timing and its crucial events were totally unexpected. • In the post-communist transition, compared with other transitions, changes were exceptionally large.

Both political. Titma, M., Tuma, N.B. and Silver, B.D. () `Winners and Losers in the Post-Communist Transition: New Evidence From Estonia', Post-Soviet Affairs 14(2): Google Scholar | Crossref | ISI Van Stel, A.

and Carree, M. () `Business Ownership and Sectoral Growth, An Empirical Analysis of 21 OECD Countries', International Small Cited by: Furthermore, it is often argued that the post-communist transition created ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ almost overnight (Horvat & Evans, ), with the main driver of growing inequality the ‘hollowing out of the middle’, or the reallocation of employees from the state-sector into either ‘rich’ private industry, or ‘poor’ and Cited by: 7.

The end of communism in Eastern Europe ushered in an era of markets and modernity. Post-communist capitalism has also wrought stratification with intensified upward and downward socio-economic mobility. Examining the case of Latvia, we offer an analysis of one of post-communist capitalism’s most apparent effects: the creation of a broad and diverse mass of economically Cited by: 4.

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From Estonia to Macedonia, this book is a history of 15 countries as they negotiate their transition from communism. For some, the story ends happily, with triumphant entry into the European Union in Others are caught in limbo, destroyed by nationalist politics, war and genocide, or crippled by corrupt political practices.

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When Winners Feel Like Losers: Evidence from an Energy Subsidy Reform Calvo-Gonzalez, Oscar; Cunha, Barbara; Trezzi, Riccardo () In the Government of El Salvador implemented a reform to the liquefied gas (LPG) subsidy that increased the welfare of households in all but the top two deciles of the income distribution.

The book is not an ideological apologetics of the "only right way" of transforming rural areas but gives lively mosaic of hopes and fares, winners and losers, successes and failures emerging during post communist transition in the Central and Eastern European countryside."-PhDr.

The civic involvement in political transition within post-communist countries is shallow because they have inherited such attitude from the previous regime.

Badescu argues that for a successful democratic transition, both civic and political communities must have a direct dialogue.

two-step flow of communication. Badescu, Democratic Values pp The dissolution of the Soviet empire in Central and Eastern Europe and the demise of the Soviet Union have created unprecedented opportunities for social, political, and economic change in Europe and Eurasia.

Current reforms will alter fundamentally the way. Post-communist transition has its winners and losers. Large numbers of people lost their jobs, unemployment became chronic. In many countries the inequality of income and wealth distribution escalated. Millions live in abject poverty, while others who have suddenly lined their own pockets enjoy their wealth in front of them.

"Nations of the World: Latvia." World Almanac & Book of FactsSmith, Gragam. The Baltic States: the National Self-determination of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

New York: St. Martin's Press, Titma, M. K. Winners and Losers in the Post-communist Transition: New Evidence from Latvia. Washington, DC: National Council for.From Estonia to Macedonia, this book is a history of 15 countries as they negotiate their transition from communism.

For some, the story ends happily, with triumphant entry into the European Union in Others are caught in limbo, destroyed by nationalist politics, war and genocide, or crippled by corrupt political practices/5.Lost in Transition tells of ordinary lives upended by the collapse of communism.

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