Globalization and Economic Diversification: Policy Challenges for Economies in Transition

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Rob Vos, Malinka Koparanova
A&C Black, Nov 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 264 pages
This volume brings together new contributions from renowned academic scholars, from experts on economies in transition and from the United Nations, the European Union, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as other international agencies. It aims to answer fundamental questions and spell out policy options to address the challenges for economies in transition. The volume includes comparative studies focusing on all transition economies, including Central and Eastern Europe, as well as regions such as Western Balkans and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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Globalization transition and economic diversification
Chapter 2 Institutions and diversification of the economies in transition
Chapter 3 The role of the business environment in explaining the performance of countries and firms
Patterns and policies in the transition economies
Chapter 5 Explaining patterns of trade between the CIS and the EU and China
Chapter 6 Patterns of foreign direct investment in economies in transition
Strengthening the gains from integration
Chapter 8 Remittances and development in transition economies
Chapter 9 Agricultural reforms growth and poverty reduction in Central Asia

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Rob Vos is the Director of the Development Policy and Analysis Division (DPAD) of the United Nations, New York, and Affiliated Professor of Finance and Development, Erasmus University, the Netherlands. His most recent books include Uneven Economic Development (with José Antonio Ocampo); Growth Divergences (with with José Antonio Ocampo and K.S. Jomo), Who gains from Free Trade in Latin America?, and Illusions and Disillusions with Pro-Poor Growth.

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