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The Hungarian Model : Markets and Planning in a Socialist Economy - Xavier Richet

The Hungarian Model

Markets and Planning in a Socialist Economy

By: Xavier Richet, J. C. Whitehouse (Translator)

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Published: 4th March 2004
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This exceptionally thorough treatment of the Hungarian economy and its experience of economic reform over the past twenty years investigates the decentralizing measures and market mechanisms that have been progressively introduced. Within a wider discussion of the appliance and success of Soviet type economics (STES), the author considers the limitations on and limitations of the present Hungarian economic model. This timely English version of Xavier Richet's French original provides much insight into what has gone wrong in Hungary and suggests ways future pitfalls might be avoided.

Preface
Foreword
A model of market socialism?
The centralization and decentralization of the socialist economy
Opening up the centralized model
The instruments of indirect guidance
Macro-economic planning and the behaviour of agents
Investment choices
Adaptations of the decentralized model
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521343145
ISBN-10: 0521343143
Series: Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 4th March 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.5