Determining the Pace of Market Liberalization

Johan F. M. Swinnen

in From Marx and Mao to the Market

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199288915
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603518 | DOI:
 Determining the Pace of Market Liberalization

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This chapter explains why, when, and how transition countries liberalized their agricultural markets. It explains why China opted for a gradual liberalization, and why a much more radical approach was chosen in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Keywords: political economy; agricultural transition; liberalization; gradualism; radical liberalization

Chapter.  4344 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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