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Privatization, Asset Distribution and Equity in Transitional Economies


  • Honkkila, J


The economies in transition are experiencing unique changes in the distribution of assets. The growth in the share of private ownership is occurring through the privatization of state-owned assets and through the birth of private firms. The changes in the property rights regime are exceptionally complicated in transitional economies.

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  • Honkkila, J, 1997. "Privatization, Asset Distribution and Equity in Transitional Economies," Research Paper 125, World Institute for Development Economics Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:wodeec:125

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    JEL classification:

    • P00 - Economic Systems - - General - - - General
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution


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