Studies in Economic Transition

In the Grip of Transition

Economic and Social Consequences of Restructuring in Russia and Ukraine

Editors: Bruk, T., Lehmann, Hartmut (Eds.)

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This book provides a detailed picture of the equity and efficiency of economic restructuring, focusing on the two most important successor states to the Soviet Union. Analysis is based on a careful examination of micro level data, documenting the experiences of workers, households and firms.

About the authors

TILMAN BRÜCK is Head of the Department of Development and Security at DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research) and Professor of Development Economics at Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany. He is also an IZA Research Fellow and a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon. His research interests include the behaviour and well-being of individuals and households experiencing situations of extreme risk in developing and transition economies.

HARTMUT LEHMANN is Professor of Economic Policy in the Department of Economics at the University of Bologna, Italy, and Program Director of the IZA research area 'Labor Markets in Emerging and Transition Countries.' He is WDI fellow and an IZA fellow. He is also a Senior Consultant to the World Bank and has been a consultant to the ILO, the OECD and the UNDP.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Brück, Tilman (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Worker Displacement in Russia and Ukraine: A Comparative Analysis using Micro Data

    Lehmann, Hartmut (et al.)

    Pages 7-46

  • Stuck Between Surplus and Shortage: Demand for Skills in Russian Industry

    Gimpelson, Vladimir (et al.)

    Pages 47-75

  • Innovation, Adoption, Ownership and Productivity: Evidence from Ukraine

    Brown, J. David (et al.)

    Pages 76-97

  • The Evolution of Labour Relations inside a Russian Firm during Late Transition: Evidence from Personnel Data

    Lehmann, Hartmut (et al.)

    Pages 98-127

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
In the Grip of Transition
Book Subtitle
Economic and Social Consequences of Restructuring in Russia and Ukraine
Editors
  • T. Bruk
  • Hartmut Lehmann
Series Title
Studies in Economic Transition
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36359-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230363595
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30310-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33801-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 238
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