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A Normal Country

Russia after Communism

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$67.50 • £54.95 • €61.00

ISBN 9780674015821

Publication Date: 03/31/2005


218 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

22 line illustrations, 16 tables


  • 1. Russia after Communism
  • 2. The Transition to a Market Economy: Pitfalls of Partial Reform
  • 3. Privatizing Russia
  • 4. How Does Privatization Work? Evidence from the Russian Shops
  • 5. Origins of Bad Policies: Control, Corruption, and Confusion
  • 6. The Invisible Hand and the Grabbing Hand
  • 7. The Unofficial Economy in Transition
  • 8. Toward a Theory of Legal Reform
  • 9. Federalism with and without Political Centralization: China versus Russia
  • 10. A Normal Country
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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