Economic Performance and Financial Sector Reform in Central and Eastern Europe: Capital Flows, Bank and Enterprise Restructuring

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A. W. Mullineux, Christopher J. Green
Edward Elgar Publ., 1999 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
This book critically examines the progress made on macroeconomic stabilization and financial sector reform in the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe. It relates microeconomic experiences to the broader macroeconomic context of reform, and emphasises that macro reform is underpinned by micro and institutional reform, especially in the financial sphere.Key features include:* bank and enterprise restructuring and the progress towards the resolution of banking and bad debt problems * implications of bank and enterprise restructuring for corporate governance and company performance* an evaluation of bank-enterprise relationships* exchange rates and capital flows, with an analysis of the capital inflow problem and the performance of fixed exchange rate regimes in the post-stabilization phase of the transition* detailed surveys of individual firm and bank behaviour and performance during the reform process. The book will be welcomed by scholars and practitioners interested in monetary and financial economics, the economics of transition and comparative economic systems.

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Contents

Enterprise restructuring and changes in the business environment
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Financial contracts and relations in the small and mediumsized
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Financing small and mediumsized enterprises in Poland 1989
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Edited by Andrew W. Mullineux, The Business School, University of Birmingham and Christopher J. Green, Professor of Economics and Finance, Loughborough University, UK

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