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A Message To Gorbachev:Redistribute The Wealth

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  • Edgar L. Feige

    (University of Wisconson-Madison)

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The transition from a planned to a market oriented economy requires a complex amalgam of stabilization, liberalization and privatization policies. This paper outlines a combination of policies believed to be necessary, if not sufficient to enlist the efficiency of market mechanisms along with a more equalitarian distribution of wealth that can provide a natural safety for citizens during the transition process. Reference: Challenge, May/June 1990, pp. 46-53

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Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: 04 Feb 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpot:0502005

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Keywords: transition; Russia; stabilization; liberalization; privatization; property rights; social safety net; voucher scheme;

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  1. Schmieding, Holger & Koop, Michael J., 1991. "Privatisierung in Mittel- und Osteuropa: Konzepte für den Hindernislauf zur Marktwirtschaft," Kiel Discussion Papers 165, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
  2. Stanley Fischer, 1991. "Privatization in East European Transformation," NBER Working Papers 3703, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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