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Academic Year 2005/2006
Economies in Transition
ECON 265 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. Throughout the term, short assignments to
facilitate classroom discussion and several
position papers will be assigned.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
ECON101 OR ECON110
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- Instructor(s): Bonin,John P.
- Times: ...W.F. 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: PAC001;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 35)
- SR. major: 5 Jr. major: 10
- SR. non-major: 2 Jr. non-major: 3 SO: 10 FR: 5
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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