Markets, States, and Democracy: The Political Economy of Post-Communist Transformation

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Index
Absolute advantage. See Comparative advantage
Absolutism, 85
Afghanistan, 46, 61
Africa, 55-56
Agriculture
barriers to trade, 21
comparative advantage of Eastern Europe, 112
prices, 242
privatization of, 136, 241
Albania, 168, 169-170(table)
Allied countries, 156
Alternative payments regime, 252
Angola, 48
Antall, József, 133-134, 161
Anti-semitism, 57
Antonescu, Marshall Ion, 60
Armenian-Azeri conflict, 47
Asia, 55
Authoritarianism, 96, 171, 178
in Germany, 18
liberalism and, 91
See also Fascism
Axis countries, 156
"Backyard" countries, 146
Balcerowicz plan, 134, 187
Balkan states, 132
ethnic persecution in, 57
nationalist conflicts, 47
"Third Road" economic strategy, 136-137, 144
See also individual states
Baltic states, 96, 261
collapse of ruble zone in, 23
nationalism in, 88
terms of trade losses, 262
Banking system, 26-27
Banks. See specific banks
Barter trade, 15, 248
Belarus, 23
Bessarabia, 49
"Big bang" reforms, 81
in Czechoslovakia, 135-136
in Poland, 96
Bill of rights, 75
Black market, 236
Blood nationalism, 55-56
Bolsheviks, 86, 138
Bosnia-Herzegovina, 59
nationalism in, 181
See also Croatia; Serbia; Slovakia; Yugoslavia
Bosnian Muslims, 47, 181
Britain, 43, 157-158
economic reforms in, 90
investment in, 234
liberalism in, 89, 92
privatization in, 231
See also England
Brucan, Silviu, 131
Budget deficits, voucher privatization and, 239
Bulgaria, 37
constitution-making in, 75
economic liberalization in, 11
elections, 168
foreign investments in, 138
gross domestic product, 153
nationalist conflicts in, 47
per-capita income in, 152(table)
political parties in, 169-170(table)
privatization in, 136
shock-therapy economic reforms in, 144
Burundi, 48
Canada, 50
Capital flows, 19-20, 142
Capitalism, 193
Adam Smith's views of, 93
communism and, 90
and democracy, 89
investment and, 231
labor issues and, 183, 185
Capitalist democracy, liberal, 9-10
Cash rubles, 251
CBR. See Central Bank of Russia
Central Bank of Russia (CBR)
distribution of cash rubles, 250-251
inter-republic trade and, 253
monetary instruments of, 264(n6)
Central Europe
historical development, 94
integration into European Community, 143- 144
nationalism, 86

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