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The hidden transformation: the changing role of the state after the collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe

Oskar Kowalewski and Krzysztof Rybinski.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Financial Institutions and Services; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Financial Regulation; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 10353 words.

This article reviews the state’s role in the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Among the countries, Poland is perceived as the leader because it was the first economy to...

Marketization through contestation: reconfiguring China’s financial markets through knowledge networks

Karen P.Y. Lai.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 14408 words.

This article unpacks a particular case of market making by scrutinizing the richness of market meanings, the diversity of market actors and the contested nature of market knowledge and...

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Microfinance Banks and Financial Inclusion

Martin Brown, Benjamin Guin and Karolin Kirschenmann.

in Review of Finance

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 17710 words.

We examine how the geographical proximity to a microfinance bank affects financial inclusion. We study the expansion of the branch network of ProCredit banks in South-East Europe between...

Using Index-Based Risk Transfer Products to Facilitate Micro Lending in Peru and Vietnam

Jerry R. Skees, Jason Hartell and Anne G. Murphy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Environmental Economics; Banking; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 4028 words.

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