Economic Efficiency in Transition: The Case of Ukraine
Although a market economy is by definition more effective than a centrally planned economy, various countries in transition have faced the problem of economic inefficiency. The aim of this paper is to develop a comprehensive measure of economic efficiency using the production function framework and estimate it for the Ukraine economy. There exist namely a vast amount of indicators that support our hypothesis on the diminishing efficiency of the Ukraine economy in the last years. Our in-depth analysis shows that the diminishing efficiency is a consequence of ineffective investments and innovations as well as of an increasing intensity of materials use.
Volume (Year): 4 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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