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Financial Turbulence and Capital Markets in Transition Countries
 
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Financial Turbulence and Capital Markets in Transition Countries
Edited by Jens Hölscher
 
 
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Global financial turbulence severely affected countries in transition from planned towards market economies. Policy responses of Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary are reviewed and compared in this book. Each country analysis is critically discussed. Contributors to this volume include Claudia Buch, Stephen F, Frowen, Jens Hölscher, Alexander Karmann, Jens Linne, Roman Matousek, Zbigniew Polanski, Bruno Schönfelder, Vladislav Semenkov, Johannes Stephan, Adam Török, Horst Tomann, Trantisek Turnovec and Uwe Vollmer.


Description

Global financial turbulence severely affected countries in transition from planned towards market economies. Policy responses of Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary are reviewed and compared in this book. Each country analysis is critically discussed. Contributors to this volume include Claudia Buch, Stephen F, Frowen, Jens Hölscher, Alexander Karmann, Jens Linne, Roman Matousek, Zbigniew Polanski, Bruno Schönfelder, Vladislav Semenkov, Johannes Stephan, Adam Török, Horst Tomann, Trantisek Turnovec and Uwe Vollmer.


Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Acknowledgements
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction
PART I: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
The Return of the Habsburgs - Reflections on the Role of Institutions in Transition Economies; H.Tomann
'Anglo-Saxon' or 'Rhenish' Financial Markets for Central-East Europe?; S.Herten & J.Hölscher
PART II: RUSSIA
August-98 as a Turning Point of Russian Reforms; V.Semenkov
What Happened to Russia?; Comment on V.Semenkov; T.Linne
Comment of V.Semenkov; A.Winkler
PART III: POLAND
Poland and International Financial Turbulences of the Second Half of the 1990s; Z.Polañski
Immune to Contagion or Favourable Events?; Comment on Z.Polañski; A.Karmann
PART IV: CZECH REPUBLIC
Privatization and Transparency: Evidence from the Czech Republic; F.Turnovec
Privatization, Ownership Structure and Transparency; Comment on F.Turnovec; C.Buch
Comment on F.Turnovec; B.Schönfelder
The Assessment of the Cost and Benefits of the Small and Medium Commercial Banks within the Czech Banking Sector; R.Matousek & A.Taci
PART V: HUNGARY
Turbulences and Emergency Landings on Leased Planes (Macroeconomics Stabilization and Financial Sector Reform in Hungary in the 1990s); A.Török
Comment on Török; J.Stephan
Comment on Török; U.Vollmer
PART VI: RESUMEE
Financial Markets in Transition Countries: Problems and Aspirations; S.F.Frowen
Real Income Risk and Hedging in Transition Economies:
A Note on Stephen F. Frowen; H.L.Battermann & U.Broll


Authors

JENS HÖLSCHER is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Brighton.