East-Central European Economies in Transition
M.E. Sharpe, 1995 - Business & Economics - 709 pages
This fact-filled volume makes the JEC's specially commissioned expert reports on economic developments in East-Central Europe widely available to business people, educators, and students. For ease of use, a detailed subject index has been provided in this edition. Topical coverage includes economic, political, and social reform strategies; privatization and economic restructuring; creation of financial infrastructure; defense conversion; gender issues, unemployment, and family incomes; role of Western assistance programs; integration into the world market; regional economic relationships and complete series of expert country studies - Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Eastern Germany, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.
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Page x - Many CRS and other Library of Congress personnel, as well as Government and private specialists contributed significantly to the project. In particular, I would like to note that Phillip J. Kaiser coordinated the publication with editing and production assistance from Karen Wirt, Mary Maddox, and John Bartoli. We trust that the analyses and information contained in this study will be of value to the Joint Economic Committee, as well as the Congress in general, and to the broad audience of students...