Essays on the Yugoslav Economic Model

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George Macesich, Rikard Lang, Dragomir Vojnić
Praeger, Jan 1, 1989 - Business & Economics - 246 pages
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This volume treats various aspects of the Yugoslav economic model and focuses on the long-term program of stabilization undertaken by that country in the last few years. The contributors discuss such diverse topics as the country's socioeconomic relations, and problems and prospects for carrying out a long-term stabilization program. "Essays on the Yugoslav Economic Model" puts forth a number of assertions relating to the country's economic performance: that Yugoslavia must resort to greater reliance on markets; it must become more export oriented with a fully convertible currency; the country must rid itself of debilitating inflation; it must preserve a social policy consistent with its socialist principles.

This volume treats various aspects of the Yugoslav economic model and focuses on the long-term program of stabilization undertaken by that country in the last few years. "Essays on the Yugoslav Economic Model" puts forth a number of assertions relating to the country's economic performance: that Yugoslavia must resort to greater reliance on markets; it must become more export oriented with a fully convertible currency; the country must rid itself of debilitating inflation; it must preserve a social policy consistent with its socialist principles. Furthermore, Yugoslavia must take all of these measures and more within the constraints of the existing socio-political framework of socialist self-management and heterogeneous population. The contributors each agree that given the country's diversity, a resort to markets is the only meaningful option available.

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Dragomir Vojnic Rikard Lang and Bozo Marendic
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Smiljan Jurin
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Fedor Rocco
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GEORGE MACESICH is Professor of Economics at Florida State University. He is the author of several books, including "The United States in the Changing Global Economy: Policy Implications and Issues" (Praeger, 1997) and "World Economy at the Crossroads" (Praeger, 1997).

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