IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/mes/prectr/v42y1999i4p3-4.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Editor's Introduction

Author

Listed:
  • Peter Stavrakis

Abstract

The present issue of Problems of Economic Transition focuses on Russian regional issues, which will undoubtedly become a regular and important theme not only for this journal, but also for the study of post-Soviet societies generally. To be sure, this is in large part a reflection of the substantial research in the West that is beginning to emerge on center-regional dynamics in Russia, as well as broader problems of decentralization in the successor states. Economists have concentrated principally on the high terrain of Russian macroeconomic politics, yet the decentralization that has already transpired is reflected in a broad diversity of regional approaches to the challenge of economic reform. Moreover, the relatively greater accountability of elected regional officials to their publics has made democratization a much more significant variable at the regional level than has yet been the case for the central government. Equally striking is the extent to which regional governments have turned away from the extremes of macroeconomic stabilization in order to focus on the restoration of production.

Suggested Citation

  • Peter Stavrakis, 1999. "Editor's Introduction," Problems of Economic Transition, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(4), pages 3-4.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:prectr:v:42:y:1999:i:4:p:3-4
    DOI: 10.2753/PET1061-199142043
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10.2753/PET1061-199142043
    Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:mes:prectr:v:42:y:1999:i:4:p:3-4. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Chris Longhurst). General contact details of provider: http://www.tandfonline.com/MPET20 .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.