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(50%) Department of Economics
Harvard University
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
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(50%) Összehasonlító Gazdaságtan Tanszék
Közgazdaságtudományi Kar
Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Homepage: http://web.uni-corvinus.hu/ohg/
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Kornai, János, 2010. "Innovation and Dynamism: Interaction between Systems and Technical Progress," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Working Paper W, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Janos Kornai & Eric Maskin & Gerard Roland, 2002. "Understanding the Soft Budget Constraint," Economics Working Papers 0019, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science.
  3. Kornai, Janos, 2000. "What the Change of System from Socialism to Capitalism Does and Does Not Mean," Scholarly Articles 3634160, Harvard University Department of Economics.
  4. János Kornai, 1998. "The System Paradigm," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 278, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  5. Laszlo Csontos & Janos Kornai & Istvan Gyorgy Toth, 1997. "Tax-Awareness and the Reform of the Welfare State," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1790, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  6. Janos Kornai, 1996. "Paying the Bill for Goulash-Communism," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1748, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  7. Janos Kornai, 1995. "The Dilemmas of the Hungarian Economic Policy," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1744, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  8. Kornai, J., 1993. "Transformational Recession; A General Phenomenon Examined Through the Example of Hangary's Development," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1648, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  9. Kornai, J. & Ely, R.T., 1992. "The Postsocialist Transition and the State: Reflections in the Light of Hungarian Fiscal Problems," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1583, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  10. Kornai, J., 1991. "The Principles of Privatization in Eastern Europe," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1567, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.

Articles

  1. Kornai János, 2013. "Breaking Promises. Hungarian Experience [Promisiuni încălcate. Experienţa ungară]," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 01, March.
  2. János Kornai, 2013. "Centralization and market reform: — An introductory study to volume III of the Life’s Work Series," Acta Oeconomica, Akadémiai Kiadó, Hungary, vol. 63(3), pages 335-366, September.
  3. J. Kornai., 2013. "Breaking Promises: Hungarian Experience," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 8.
  4. Kornai János, 2012. "Centralizarea şi economia de piaţă capitalistă," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 01, March.
  5. Jànos Kornai, 2012. "Centralization and the Capitalist Market Economy in Hungary," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 13(1), pages 47-59, 04.
  6. János Kornai, 2012. "Centralisation and the capitalist market economy," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 20(4), pages 569-591, October.
  7. János Kornai, 2012. "What Economics of Shortage and The Socialist System have to say to the (Hungarian) readers today," Acta Oeconomica, Akadémiai Kiadó, Hungary, vol. 62(3), pages 365-384, September.
  8. J. Kornai., 2012. "Innovation and Dynamism. Interaction between Systems and Technical Progress," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 4.
  9. János Kornai, 2011. "Taking Stock," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 12(2), pages 63-72, 07.
  10. Kornai, János, 2010. "Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité: Reflections on the Changes following the Collapse of Communism," European Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 18(03), pages 379-397, July.
  11. János Kornai, 2010. "Innovation and dynamism," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 18(4), pages 629-670, October.
  12. Kornai János, 2010. "Inovaţie şi dinamism: despre interacţiunea dintre sistemele economice şi progresul tehnic," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 02, June.
  13. Kornai János, 2010. "‹‹Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité››: reflecţii asupra schimbărilor care au urmat căderii comunismului," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 01, March.
  14. János Kornai, 2009. "The soft budget constraint syndrome in the hospital sector," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 117-135, June.
  15. Janos Kornai, 2008. "What Does “Change of System” Mean?," Economic Studies journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 1, pages 3-29.
  16. János Kornai, 2008. "Disciplines of social sciences: separation or cooperation?," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2008(1), pages 5-16.
  17. Kornai János, 2007. "Disciplinele ştiinţelor sociale: separare sau cooperare," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 02, June.
  18. Kornai, Janos, 2007. "The "Montias case," 1964: Excerpt from Janos Kornai's book By Force of Thought: Irregular Memoirs of an Intellectual Journey," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 438-442, June.
  19. János Kornai, 2007. "Equilibrium, Growth and Reform," Economic Studies journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 2, pages 3-26.
  20. Janos Kornai, 2007. "The Disciplines in Social Sciences: Division or Cooperation," Economic Thought journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 5, pages 88-100.
  21. Kornai János, 2007. "Echilibru, creştere şi reformă," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 01, March.
  22. Janos Kornai, 2006. "The Great Transformation Of Central Eastern Europe: Success And Disappointment - First Published," Montenegrin Journal of Economics, Economic Laboratory for Transition Research (ELIT), vol. 2(4), pages 11-38.
  23. János Kornai, 2006. "The great transformation of central and eastern Europe: success and disappointment," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2006(4), pages 435-466.
  24. János Kornai, 2006. "The great transformation of Central Eastern Europe," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 14(2), pages 207-244, 04.
  25. Kornai János, 2006. "Marea transformare a Europei Centrale şi de Est," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 03, September.
  26. J. Kornai., 2003. "Honesty and Trust in the Light of the Post-Socialist Transition," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 9.
  27. János Kornai & Brian Snowdon, 2003. "From Socialism to Capitalism and Democracy," World Economics, World Economics, Economic & Financial Publishing, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 4(1), pages 33-71, January.
  28. J�nos Kornai & Eric Maskin & G�rard Roland, 2003. "Understanding the Soft Budget Constraint," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 41(4), pages 1095-1136, December.
  29. J. Kornai., 2002. "The System Paradigm," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 4.
  30. Janos Kornai, 2001. "Ten Years after “The Road to a Free Economy”: Self-estimate of the Author," Economic Thought journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 1, pages 42-60.
  31. Kornai, Janos, 2001. "Hardening the budget constraint: The experience of the post-socialist countries," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 45(9), pages 1573-1599, October.
  32. János Kornai & John McHale, 2000. "Is Post-Communist Health Spending Unusual?," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 8(2), pages 369-399, July.
  33. J�nos Kornai, 2000. "What the Change of System from Socialism to Capitalism Does and Does Not Mean," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 14(1), pages 27-42, Winter.
  34. J. Kornai, 2000. "Ten Years After "The Road to a Free Economy": The Author's Self-evaluation," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 12.
  35. Kornai, Janos, 1998. "The Concept of the Soft Budget Constraint Syndrome in Economic Theory," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 11-17, March.
  36. J. Kornai, 1998. "Legal Obligation, Non-Compliance and Soft Budget Constraint," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 9.
  37. J nos KORNAI, 1998. "Il cambiamento del sistema: cosa Š e cosa non Š," Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, SIE - Societa' Italiana degli Economisti (I), vol. 3(3), pages 459-486, December.
  38. László Csontos & János Kornai & István György Tóth, 1998. "Tax awareness and reform of the welfare state: Hungarian survey results," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 6(2), pages 287-312, November.
  39. János Kornai, 1998. "The citizen and the state: reform of the welfare system," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 1998(3).
  40. Kornai Jànos, 1998. "Il cambiamento del sistema: significato e implicazioni," Rivista italiana degli economisti, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 3, pages 459-486.
  41. János Kornai, 1997. "Paying the Bill for Gulash-Communism," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 1997(2), pages 153-170.
  42. Kornai, Janos, 1997. "Editorial: Reforming the welfare state in postsocialist societies," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(8), pages 1183-1186, August.
  43. Kornai, Janos, 1997. "The Reform of the Welfare State and Public Opinion," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 87(2), pages 339-43, May.
  44. János Kornai, 1997. "Paying the Bill for Gulash-Communism II," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 1997(3), pages 351-373.
  45. J. Kornai, 1996. "Postsocialist Transition: An Overall Survey," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 1.
  46. Kornai, Janos, 1996. "Hardening of the budget constraint under the postsocialist system," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 135-151, June.
  47. J. Kornai, 1996. "Lasting Growth as the Top Priority: Macroeconomic Tensions and Government Economic Policy in Hungary," VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, N.P. Redaktsiya zhurnala "Voprosy Economiki", vol. 10.
  48. János Kornai, 1996. "Der Beitritt zur Europäischen Union - Implikationen für Mittel- und Osteuropa," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 65(1), pages 89-96.
  49. János Kornai & Collegium BudapÈst, 1995. "Eliminating the shortage economy: a general analysis and examination of the dÈvelopments in Hungary: Part," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 3(2), pages 149-168, 06.
  50. Janos Kornai, 1995. "Eliminating the shortage economy: a general anaysis and examination of the developments in Hungary," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 3(1), pages 13-37, 03.
  51. Kornai Janos, 1994. "Transformational Recession: The Main Causes," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(1), pages 39-63, August.
  52. Kornai, Janos, 1993. "The Evolution of Financial Discipline under the Postsocialist System," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(3), pages 315-36.
  53. Kornai, Janos, 1992. "The Postsocialist Transition and the State: Reflections in the Light of Hungarian Fiscal Problems," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 82(2), pages 1-21, May.
  54. Kornai, Janos, 1990. "The Affinity between Ownership Forms and Coordination Mechanisms: The Common Experience of Reform in Socialist Countries," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 4(3), pages 131-47, Summer.
  55. Kornai, Janos, 1988. "Individual freedom and reform of the socialist economy," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 32(2-3), pages 233-267, March.
  56. Dreze, Jacques & Kornai, Janos & Atkinson, Anthony & Phlips, Louis & Balestra, Pietro, 1987. "European economic association statutes," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(1-2), pages 525-533.
  57. Kornai, Janos, 1986. "The Hungarian Reform Process: Visions, Hopes, and Reality," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 24(4), pages 1687-1737, December.
  58. Kornai, Janos, 1986. "The Soft Budget Constraint," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 39(1), pages 3-30.
  59. Kornai, Janos, 1985. " Gomulka on the Soft Budget Constraint: A Reply [Kornia's Soft Budget Constraint and the Shortage Phenomenon: A Criticism and Restatement]," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 19(2), pages 49-55.
  60. Kornai, Janos, 1983. "The Health of Nations: Reflections on the Analogy between the Medical Science and Economics," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(2), pages 191-212.
  61. Kornai, Janos & Weibull, Jorgen W., 1983. "Paternalism, buyers' and sellers' market," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 6(2), pages 153-169, November.
  62. Kornai, Janos, 1983. "Comments on the present state and the prospects of the hungarian economic reform," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 225-252, September.
  63. Kornai, Janos & Jutta-Pietsch, Anna, 1982. " Shortage as a Fundamental Problem of Centrally Planned Economies and the Hungarian Reform [Interview]," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 18(3), pages 103-13.
  64. Kornai, Janos, 1981. "Some properties of the Eastern European growth pattern," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 9(9-10), pages 965-970.
  65. Kornai, Janos, 1980. "The Dilemmas of a Socialist Economy: The Hungarian Experience," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 4(2), pages 147-57, June.
  66. Kornai, J, 1979. "Resource-Constrained versus Demand-Constrained Systems," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 47(4), pages 801-19, July.
  67. Kornai, Janos, 1978. "John Michael Montias: The structure of economic systems; New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1976. xii + 323 pp., index. Cloth, $20.00," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(3), pages 282-287, September.
  68. Kornai, Janos & Weibull, Jorgen W, 1978. " The Normal State of the Market in a Shortage Economy: A Queue Model," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 80(4), pages 375-98.
  69. Kornai, Janos & Simonovits, Andras, 1977. "Decentralized control problems in neumann-economies," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 44-67, February.
  70. Kornai, Janos & Martos, Bela, 1973. "Autonomous Control of the Economic System," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 41(3), pages 509-28, May.
  71. Daniel, Zsuzsa, et al, 1971. " Plan Sounding," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 11(1-2), pages 31-58.
  72. Kornai, Janos, 1970. " A General Descriptive Model of Planning Processes," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 10(1-2), pages 1-19.
  73. Kornai, J., 1969. "Multi-level programming --a first report on the model and on the experimental computations," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 134-191.
  74. Kornai, J, 1969. " Man-Machine Planning," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 209-34.

Books

  1. Kornai, Janos, 2013. "Dynamism, Rivalry, and the Surplus Economy: Two Essays on the Nature of Capitalism," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199334766, Octomber.
  2. Janos Kornai, 2008. "By Force of Thought: Irregular Memoirs of an Intellectual Journey," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262612240, December.
  3. Kornai,János & Eggleston,Karen, 2001. "Welfare, Choice and Solidarity in Transition," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521790369, Fall.
  4. Kornai,János & Haggard,Stephan & Kaufman,Robert R. (ed.), 2001. "Reforming the State," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521773010, Fall.
  5. Kornai,János & Haggard,Stephan & Kaufman,Robert R. (ed.), 2001. "Reforming the State," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521774888, Fall.
  6. János Kornai, 1994. "Highway and Byways: Studies on Reform and Postcommunist Transition," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262111985, December.
  7. Kornai, Janos, 1992. "The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198287766, Octomber.
  8. János Kornai, 1986. "Contradictions and Dilemmas: Studies on the Socialist Economy and Society," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262111071, December.
  9. Kornai, Janos, 1979. "The Dilemmas of a Socialist Economy: The Hungarian Experience," Research Series, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), number GL12.

NEP Fields

2 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2002-04-03. Author is listed
  2. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2010-05-08. Author is listed
  3. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2002-04-03. Author is listed

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