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Volume 50, issue 4, 2008

13th Dubrovnik Economic Conference Symposium pp. 535-536 Downloads
Paul Wachtel and Boris Vujcic
Bank Regulations are Changing: For Better or Worse&quest pp. 537-563 Downloads
James Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Lessons from Financial Liberalisation in Scandinavia pp. 564-598 Downloads
Lars Jonung
Are Weak Banks Leading Credit Booms? Evidence from Emerging Europe pp. 599-619 Downloads
Natalia Tamirisa and Deniz Igan
Central Bank Institutional Structure and Effective Central Banking: Cross-Country Empirical Evidence pp. 620-645 Downloads
Iftekhar Hasan and Loretta Mester
The Impact of the USD/EUR Exchange Rate on Inflation in the Central and East European Countries pp. 646-662 Downloads
Ljubinko Jankov, Ivo Krznar, Davor Kunovac and Maroje Lang
From Illyria towards Capitalism: Did Labour-Management Theory Teach Us Anything about Yugoslavia and Transition in Its Successor States&quest pp. 663-696 Downloads
Saul Estrin and Milica Uvalic
The Piratisation of Russia: Russian Reform Goes Awry pp. 697-700 Downloads
Nicholas W Balabkins
Performance and Strategies of Banks in Transition Economies pp. 701-702 Downloads
Wojciech J Florkowski
External Liberalization in Asia, Post-Socialist Europe, and Brazil pp. 703-706 Downloads
Slavi Slavov
Institutions, Development and Economic Growth pp. 707-709 Downloads
John Marangos
Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity pp. 710-712 Downloads
Frederic L Pryor
The Russian Economy: From Lenin to Putin pp. 713-716 Downloads
Richard E Ericson
The Challenges of Sustained Development: The Role of Socio-Cultural Factors in East-Central Europe pp. 717-718 Downloads
Mark Klinedinst
The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship pp. 719-721 Downloads
Marc Dollinger
Famine in North Korea. Markets, Aid, and Reform pp. 722-724 Downloads
Paul Kuznets
Inequality, Cooperation and Environmental Sustainability pp. 725-726 Downloads
Roy Gardner

Volume 50, issue 3, 2008

Reforming China's SOEs: An Overview pp. 353-380 Downloads
Weiye Li and Louis Putterman
Information Sharing in Credit Markets: Incentives for Incorrect Information Reporting pp. 381-415 Downloads
Maria Semenova
Introduction to the Symposium: Inflation Targeting in Emerging Economies: Prerequisites, Policies and Outcomes pp. 416-420 Downloads
David Kemme
Inflation Targeting in Armenia: Monetary Policy in Transition pp. 421-437 Downloads
King Banaian, David Kemme and Grigor Sargsyan
Advancing Inflation Targeting in Central Europe: Strategies, Policy Rules and Empirical Evidence pp. 438-459 Downloads
Lucjan Orlowski
Inflation Targeting, Policy Rates and Exchange Rate Volatility: Evidence from Turkey pp. 460-493 Downloads
Cem Akyurek and Ali Kutan
Credibility of Inflation Targets in Poland pp. 494-510 Downloads
Wojciech S Maliszewski
From Rhetorics to Practice in Monetary Policy: A Romanian Perspective pp. 511-534 Downloads
Daniela Gabor

Volume 50, issue 2, 2008

Egon Neuberger: In Memoriam pp. 165-166 Downloads
Avner Ben-Ner and Estelle James
How Has China's Economic Emergence Contributed to the Field of Economics? pp. 167-209 Downloads
Gary Jefferson
Risk, Regulation and Competition in Banking and Finance in Transition Economies pp. 210-216 Downloads
David Kemme, Koen Schoors and Rudi Vander Vennet
Inside the Credit Boom: Competition, Segmentation and Information – Evidence from the Serbian Credit Market pp. 217-252 Downloads
Jasna Dimitrijevic and Boris Najman
Banking Competition and Efficiency: A Micro-Data Analysis on the Czech Banking Industry pp. 253-273 Downloads
Anca Pruteanu-Podpiera, Laurent Weill and Franziska Schobert
The Search for Value: Cross-border Bank M&A in Emerging Markets pp. 274-296 Downloads
Jonathan Williams and Angel Liao
The Sequence of Bank Liberalisation: Financial Repression versus Capital Requirements in Russia pp. 297-317 Downloads
Sophie Claeys, Koen Schoors and Rudi Vandervennet
Trade Liberalisation and Employment Effects in Ukraine pp. 318-340 Downloads
Atanas Christev, Olga Kupets and Hartmut Lehmann
The S-Curve in Emerging Markets pp. 341-351 Downloads
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee, Ali Kutan and Artatrana Ratha

Volume 50, issue 1, 2008

China's Agricultural Crisis and Famine of 1959–1961: A Survey and Comparison to Soviet Famines pp. 1-29 Downloads
Dennis Yang
The Economies of Central Asia: A Survey pp. 30-52 Downloads
Martin C Spechler
Growth Recovery in CIS Countries: The Sufficient Minimum Threshold of Reforms pp. 53-78 Downloads
Oleh Havrylyshyn
Old Capital vs. New Investment in Post-Soviet Economies: Conceptual Issues and Estimates pp. 79-110 Downloads
Alexei Izyumov and John Vahaly
Vietnam's Lesson for China: An Examination of the Sachs–Woo Hypothesis pp. 111-157 Downloads
Nazrul Islam
Decentralization and Local Governance in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective pp. 158-160 Downloads
Zuzana Brixiová Schwidrowski
The Future of Europe: Reform or Decline pp. 161-163 Downloads
Dimitri Papadimitriou

Volume 49, issue 4, 2007

Memoriam pp. 491-492 Downloads
Michael Marrese, Jan Vanous and Richard E Ericson
Introduction to the Symposium pp. 493-494 Downloads
Jeffrey Miller
The Illusion of Westernisation in Russia and China pp. 495-513 Downloads
Steven Rosefielde
Fiscal Centralisation and Decentralisation in Russia and China pp. 514-542 Downloads
Elliott Parker and Judith Thornton
On the Role of Government in Transition: The Experiences of China and Russia Compared pp. 543-571 Downloads
Jeffrey Miller and Stoyan Tenev
The Challenges of Governance Structure, Trade Disputes and Natural Environment to China's Growth pp. 572-602 Downloads
Wing Woo
Comments on Rosefielde, Parker/Thornton and Woo pp. 603-608 Downloads
John P Bonin
Measuring the Non-observed Economy in a Transition Economy: The Case of Bosnia–Herzegovina pp. 609-631 Downloads
Roberto Dell'Anno and Marje Piirisild
Black Market Exchange Rate versus the Official Rate in Testing the PPP: An Application of a Non-Linear Test pp. 632-641 Downloads
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee and Altin Tanku
Compounded Effects of External Crises on GDP Growth pp. 642-659 Downloads
Martin Melecký
A Development Club and Groupings in Europe, and Growth Strategies pp. 660-682 Downloads
Marjan Senjur
The Rise of the Transaction Sector in the Bulgarian Economy pp. 683-698 Downloads
George Chobanov and Henrik Egbert
The Political Future of Social Security in Aging Societies pp. 699-701 Downloads
James Angresano
Divergent Paths in Post-Communist Transformation. Capitalism for All or Capitalism for the Few? pp. 702-705 Downloads
Martin C Spechler
Latin America's Political Economy of the PossibleVanishing Growth in Latin America: The Late Twentieth Century Experience pp. 706-708 Downloads
Thomas E Schweigert
The Successes and Failures of Economic Transition: The European Experience pp. 709-711 Downloads
Robert R Ebert

Volume 49, issue 3, 2007

12th Dubrovnik Economic Conference Symposium pp. 337-338 Downloads
Paul Wachtel and Boris Vujcic
Asset Prices, Globalisation, and Implications for Monetary Policy pp. 339-344 Downloads
Mario I Blejer
The Boom in Household Lending in Transition Countries: A Croatian Case Study and a Cross-Country Analysis of Determinants pp. 345-366 Downloads
Evan Kraft
Determinants of House Prices in Central and Eastern Europe pp. 367-388 Downloads
Balázs Égert and Dubravko Mihaljek
The Euro and Cross-Border Banking: Evidence from Bilateral Data pp. 389-410 Downloads
Sven Blank and Claudia Buch
Risk Taking by Banks in the Transition Countries pp. 411-429 Downloads
Rainer Haselmann and Paul Wachtel
Foreign Direct Investment and Export Performance: Empirical Evidence pp. 430-445 Downloads
Ali Kutan and Goran Vukšić
Electoral Fiscal Policy in New, Old, and Fragile Democracies pp. 446-466 Downloads
Adi Brender and Allan Drazen
The Central Asian Economies Since Independence pp. 467-469 Downloads
Joachim Ahrens
Foreign Direct Investment. Six Country Case Studies pp. 470-472 Downloads
Renáta Kosová
Confronting Income Inequality in Japan: A Comparative Analysis of Causes, Consequences, and Reform pp. 473-475 Downloads
Gregory J Kasza
The Institutional Economics of Russia's Transformation pp. 476-479 Downloads
Michael Alexeev
Economic Reform in China and India pp. 480-481 Downloads
Subir Chakrabarti
Understanding Institutional Diversity pp. 482-484 Downloads
Mieke Meurs
The State After Statism: New State Activities in the Age of Liberalization pp. 485-486 Downloads
Zdenek Drabek
Multinational Firms in the World Economy pp. 487-489 Downloads
Jeffrey A Hart

Volume 49, issue 2, 2007

Market-Based Fiscal Discipline Under Evolving Decentralisation: The Case of Russian Regions pp. 177-200 Downloads
Andrey Timofeev
Private-Sector Credit in Central and Eastern Europe: New (Over)Shooting Stars? pp. 201-231 Downloads
Balázs Égert, Peter Backé and Tina Zumer
Trade Specialisation Dynamics in Russia pp. 232-258 Downloads
Bernardina Algieri
Filling the Gap – An International Comparison of the Cyclical Adjustment of Budget Balances pp. 259-284 Downloads
Gabor Kiss and Gabor Vadas
Contract Farming in China: Perspectives of Farm Households and Agribusiness Firms pp. 285-312 Downloads
Hongdong Guo, Robert W Jolly and Jianhua Zhu
Evolution of the Economic System in Japan pp. 313-316 Downloads
Hiroyuki Imai
The Eastern Enlargement of the Eurozone pp. 317-319 Downloads
Jacek Cukrowki
Laws and Customs: Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Gender During Economic Transition pp. 320-321 Downloads
John B Hall
Global Capital Markets: Integration, Crisis and Growth pp. 322-323 Downloads
Patrick Conway
Economic Geography and Public Policy pp. 324-325 Downloads
Francois K Doamekpor
The New Geography of Global Income Inequality pp. 326-329 Downloads
Kathryn Anderson
The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth pp. 330-332 Downloads
Fred Pryor
Living Standards and the Wealth of Nations: Successes and Failures in Real Convergence pp. 333-335 Downloads
Paul Wachtel

Volume 49, issue 1, 2007

Shock Therapy versus Gradualism Reconsidered: Lessons from Transition Economies after 15 Years of Reforms1 pp. 1-31 Downloads
Vladimir Popov
Was Shock Therapy Consistent with the Washington Consensus? pp. 32-58 Downloads
John Marangos
Shock Therapy and the Washington Consensus: A Comment pp. 59-60 Downloads
John Williamson
Determinants of Employment Growth at MNEs: Evidence from Egypt, India, South Africa and Vietnam pp. 61-80 Downloads
Sumon Bhaumik, Saul Estrin and Klaus Meyer
Changing Preschool Enrolments in Post-Socialist Central Asia: Causes and Implications pp. 81-100 Downloads
Lisa Giddings, Mieke Meurs and Tilahun Temesgen
Is there a Gap in Bank Efficiency between CEE and Western European Countries? pp. 101-127 Downloads
Laurent Weill
What Drives Gender Differences in Unemployment? pp. 128-155 Downloads
Jana Stefanová Lauerová and Katherine Terrell
The Polish Miracle. Lessons for the Emerging Markets pp. 156-160 Downloads
Fyodor Kushnirsky
Size, Causes and Consequences of the Underground Economy: An International Perspective pp. 161-163 Downloads
Richard Lotspeich
The Social Construction of Free Trade: The European Union, NAFTA and MERCOSUR pp. 164-166 Downloads
Thomas E Schweigert
How we Compete: What Companies around the World are doing to make it in today's Global Economy pp. 167-169 Downloads
Robert R Ebert
Nation States and the Multinational Corporation pp. 170-171 Downloads
Gregory Brock
Emerging Capital Markets in Turmoil: Bad Luck or Bad Policy? pp. 172-175 Downloads
Slavi Slavov
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