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Transforming Socialist Economies

Lessons for Cuba and Beyond

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development economics,
  • International relations,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Cuba,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • Economic History,
  • Communist countries,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Economic policy,
  • Former communist countries,
  • Post-communism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsShahid Javed Burki (Editor), Daniel P. Erikson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642579M
    ISBN 101403936625
    ISBN 109781403936622

    The remaining chapters describe different systems, assessing to what extent the Japanese system can serve as a model for developing market economies and transforming socialist economies. The basic characteristics of the main bank system are examined here, its roots, development, and its role in the heyday of its rapid by: The second edition of an innovative undergraduate textbook in Comparative Economic Systems that goes beyond the traditional dichotomies. This second edition of an innovative undergraduate text offers an approach to understanding different economic systems that reflects both recent transformations in the world economy and recent changes in the field of Comparative Economic/5(7).

    In this book the Rossers push for an economics that is exceedingly relevant for understanding the ongoing changes in the global economy. They weave together theory and history to explain socialism's origins, inner workings, collapse, and transformation, as /5(7). Socialist economics comprises the economic theories, practices and norms of hypothetical and existing socialist economic systems. A socialist economic system is characterized by social ownership and operation of the means of production that may take the form of autonomous cooperatives or direct public ownership wherein production is carried out directly for use rather than for profit.

    Finally, the book outlines possible paths of transformation towards creating an eco-socialist society, drawing out lessons that can be applied internationally. This book will be of great interest to students and researchers in economics, environmental studies and political science. Ludwig von Mises was an ardent and unflinching defender of freedom and liberty. His book, Socialism, convinced many that socialism as an economic doctrine that could not book was originally published in under the title Die the time, he was the lone dissenting voice challenging the prevailing intellectual orthodoxy.. His principal economic argument was the follow.


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Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and Beyond Hardcover – December 7, by Daniel P. Erikson (Author, Editor), Shahid Javed Burki (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Format: Hardcover. About this book Introduction Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and Beyond argues that countries with centrally-planned economies can.

Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and Beyond argues that countries with centrally-planned economies can pursue divergent paths towards market liberalization.

The book reviews the reform processes of China, the Central Asian Republics, Eastern Europe, Russia, Vietnam, and the role. The chapters examining transition in former socialist economies discuss Russia, the former Soviet Republics, Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia (including expanded treatment of the most successful transition economy, that of Slovenia), and China/5(4).

Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and Beyond argues that countries with centrally-planned economies can pursue divergent paths towards market liberalization. And it would be scarcely credible that these challenges could be met without engendering a whole gamut of tensions and contradictions, economic, social and political.

That, in a nutshell, is the theme of this book — the pain and the gain from transformation, and the complex pattern of. Cite this chapter as: Burki S.J. () Transforming the State in Socialist Economies. In: Burki S.J., Erikson D.P. (eds) Transforming Socialist : Shahid Javed Burki.

This book provides an incredibly broad and innovative comparative systems view of market economic systems, socialist systems, and Islamic and other economies based on religious principles. Rosser and Rosser show how history shapes fundamental institutions that allocate resources, protect property rights and enforce by: That von Mises analysis of Socialism came to fruition with the fall of Socialism in Soviet Union proves how cogent, accurate and profound this book is even today.

This is a terrific book, which potentially can save the World from repeating mistakes made in the last century. The book Cited by: Union was socialist, but other forms of Marxian socialism are possible.

(6) This claim can be sustained only by spelling out in much more detail than hitherto both the sorts of economic mechanisms and the forms of political constitution which socialists consider both desirable and feasible. This we try to do in the book.

It is not the fault of the authors that this book was published in Since then, massive changes have hit the Japanese economy: the Asian Crisis (), the bank consolidation, the Postal Savings Bank privatization () and the Global Economic Crisis.4/5(1). "Economics in One Lesson," first published inis a good starting point for anyone who needs a thorough but not overly technical explanation of economics and how economies work.

While it uses some dated examples, the underlying message remains relevant today: economics is best viewed as a long game that factors in both known and unknown. Book Description This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of the post-socialist world. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of Figures List of Tables List of Maps Notes On Contributors Acknowledgements Foreword PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Transforming the State in Socialist Economies; Cuba’s Economic Transition: Successes, Deficiencies and Challenges; ínguez PART TWO: RUSH TO MARKET Russia’s Reforms: Lessons from the Old Patron; na Eastern Europe:.

"Transforming Socialist Economies presents - for the first time - an account of the initial attempts to transform the centrally planned economies of Czechoslovakia and Poland into modern capitalist economies.

Both countries have adopted 'shock therapy' aimed at the fastest possible transition but with disappointing results. An approach to comparative economic systems that avoids simple dichotomies to examine a wide variety of institutional and systemic arrangements, with updated country case studies.

Comparative economics, with its traditional dichotomies of socialism versus capitalism, private versus state, and planning versus market, is changing. This innovative textbook offers a new approach to understanding. "Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and beyond seeks to explore how diverse governments have tackled change in China, Vietnam, Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia, and draw lessons for Cuba's future.

Section 2, Article 9: "The Democratic Republic of Vietnam is advancing step by step from people's democracy to socialism by developing and transforming the national economy along socialist lines, transforming its backward economy into a socialist economy with modern industry and agriculture and an advanced science and technology".

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