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Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Besnik Pula


Today, by a number of measures, the ex-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe are among the most globalized in the world. This book argues that the origins of Central and Eastern Europe’s heavily transnationalized economies should be sought in their socialist past and the efforts of reformers in the 1970s and 1980s to expand ties between domestic industry and transnational corporations (TNCs). The book’s comparative-historical analysis examines the trajectories of six socialist and postsocialist economies, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. T ... More

Keywords: Political Economy, Postsocialism, Postcommunism, Transition Economies, Globalization, Economic Reform, Foreign Direct Investment, Transnational Production

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781503605138
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9781503605138.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Besnik Pula, author
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