Good Governance in Central and Eastern Europe

The Puzzle of Capitalism by Design

Economies and Societies in Transition series

Edited by Herman W. Hoen, Professor of International Political Economy, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

The implementation of a democratic order embedded in a market economy environment has proved immensely difficult. Furthermore, this process is subject to tremendous variety within Central and Eastern Europe. Ten years after the collapse of communism it was apparent that only Poland and Slovenia surpassed their 1989 levels of GDP. This book scrutinises the arrangements to enforce good governance in this area both by means of external help and domestic political leadership.

‘Undeniably Good Governance in Central and Eastern Europe provides many insights in the political economy of institutional reform and constitutes an important contribution to the growing literature on “second-generation” reforms.’
– Carlos Santiso, Democratization

2001 168 pp Hardback 978 1 84064 618 4 £85.00 £76.50 $127.00 $114.30

Elgaronline 978 1 78254 320 6

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