Economies in Transition: Comparing Asia and Europe
Thye Wing Woo, Stephen Parker, Jeffrey Sachs, Asia Foundation Center for Asian Pacific Affairs, Mit Press, Wing Thye Woo, Mit PrISBN: 0262731207; 9780262731201;
"For years, economists have been wrestling with the issues raised by the contrast between the transition path of China and those of Eastern Europe and the FSU. Now the papers collected in this volume edited by Wing Woo, Stephen Parker, and Jeff Sachs, tell us in what ways East Asia is different -- and what lessons we should draw from both sets of historical transitions." -- Stanley Fischer, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund "The book represents comprehensive and impressive studyinto east European and Asian developments. It is free from any ideological grounds and shows the authors' deep professional approach. This work should be recommended to both students and professionals dealing with the analysis of the economies in transition." -- Yegor Gaidar, Director, Institute for Economy in Transition "The volume is rich in information and factual insights, and presents many inspiring and original, thought-provoking ideas, supported by sharp analysis. The authors,...