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Transition Economics II
CSS 430 SP
The transition of the formerly centrally planned and bureaucratically managed economies of the now-defunct Soviet bloc to market economies based on private property and individual initiative is an event unparalleled in
The course begins by examining carefully the early period of transition, focusing on the legacies and initial conditions, and traces the progress of transition countries over the last decade and a half. Issues
include macroeconomic stabilization, privatization, and financial sector reform. China is studied as a special case of transition to a more market-oriented economy. .
Transition Report 2005, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 2005
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Each student will choose one transition country to study in detail during the term and prepare a final research paper dealing with an issue of concern in that country. Short assignments to facilitate classroom
discussion and position papers will be
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Open only to CSS majors. This is a fourth quarter class. Students have five days after the first day of class to add this course.
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- Instructor(s): Bonin,John P.
- Times: .....F. 02:00PM-04:00PM; Location: PAC422;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 15)
- Curricular Renewal: Writing
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI forms will be distributed by the instructor during the browsing period of pre-registration and must be submitted to the Registrar's office prior to the on-line registration appointment
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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