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Institutional change and post-communist government performance

Martin Horak

Institutional change and post-communist government performance

the politics of urban development in Prague, Czech Republic.

by Martin Horak

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Toronto, 2002.

The Physical Object
Pagination348 leaves.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22585711M
ISBN 100612848833

Downloadable! This article explains the peculiarities of institutional effects on growth rates in post-communist countries. By proposing a certain dependence of the institution-growth nexus on the mode of institutional grafting, the distinction between drift-phase and path-breaking institutional change is introduced. Theoretical juxtapositions show that transition countries’ institutions Author: Larysa Tamilina, Natalya Tamilina. governance and economic performance in Latin America and East-Central Europe. His publications include articles in Industrial and Corporate Change and Academy of Management Review, as well as his new book, Embedded Politics: Industrial Networks and Institutional Change in Post-Communism (University of Michigan Press). See also his website: http.

Institutional theories do not agree which factors are the most important when measuring the performance of the government. In Western democracies, they usually focus on economic conditions and policy performance, when in post-communist societies different measurements can be used. Some institutional ‘elements’ such as ownership, ideology, form of government, enforcing agency/methods are obvious and therefore easy targets for reformers, but some, such as relationship within group, morale, origin, development, are not seen as economic variables, they are very difficult to quantify and therefore not very popular with by: 3.

As Robert Zuzowski puts it, “change of habits lags behind institutional change - the iron law of social life.” 1 Zuzowski, Political Change in Eastern Europe since - pg. After forty years of Communist rule where a strict dichotomy of the public and private sphere existed, it is easy to see how many are reluctant to take the plunge. Post-Communist EU Member States book. Parties and Party Systems. A change of government, and often even that of an individual minister, usually spells a significant turnover of higher ranked officials within each ministry, despite the fact that bureaucracies are supposed to provide impartial professional services for policy-defining Cited by: 4.


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This set a precedent for the whole institutional environment of post-communist Prague and entrenched itself in the city's politics throughout the Institutional change and post-communist government performance book. Original, engaging, and authoritative, this study has much to say about the political climate in Prague after the downfall of communism, and makes insightful conclusions about the factors that.

Governing the post-communist city: institutions and democratic development in Prague. Institutional change and government performance: lessons from Prague light on the factors that shaped policy in eastern Europe at the time of its democratic transformation.\" \"The first book-length study of post-communist urban politics in a city.

While the author, Laura Brunell, agrees with Putnam's argument that healthy stocks of social capital make democracies work, she argues that building institutional capital is most crucial for post-Communist government performance.

Institutional Capital documents and explores the new forms of relationships developing between local governments and Author: Laura Brunell.

Prescribed institutional change is in accordance with a society's rules of procedure, whereas proscribed institutional change comes about when behavioral and procedural rules are broadly violated.

Prescribed change is typically smooth and gradual, whereas proscribed change, resulting from noncompliance with existing rules, typically appears to. Suggested Citation:"3 Missed Markets: Implications for Economic Behavior and Institutional Change."National Research Council. Transforming Post-Communist Political gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / Can Ottoman bureaucratic and institutional legacy explain the divergent institutional performance of post-communist transition countries Article May with 45 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Martin Mendelski.

New chapters address the significance of Post-Communist transition, the differences and importance of initial conditions in institutional building, and, social norms, values, and : Mario Coccia. Explaining Institutional Change - edited by James Mahoney October state-led institutional evolution.

Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 26, Issue. 2, p. CrossRef; Google Scholar; (especially in by a Liberal Party government), altered its composition (especially in under a Conservative government, with the addition of.

Post-Communist Party Systems examines democratic party competition in four post-communist polities in the mids: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland.

Legacies of pre-communist rule turn out to play as much a role in accounting for differences as the institutional differences incorporated in the new democratic rules of the by: 6 Institutional Change and Government Performance: Lessons from Prague (pp.

) Between and the emergence of democracy dramatically changed. Institutional Change and Credibility in the Reform of Centrally Planned Economies. Author: David L.

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One explanation focuses upon public dissatisfaction with government performance. This chapter explores this question. First, it examines the direct link between government performance, as measured by objective indicators of inflation, unemployment, or government deficits, and institutional confidence in support for government.

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Substantial cross‐national variations have been demonstrated in political support/institutional confidence; the aim of this chapter is to investigate why these major differences between countries exist. It identifies at least three separate schools of thought seeking to explain this phenomenon: the role of cultural values, government performance, and political institutions.

networks with institutional change at the state level. In this view, distinct groups of firm and public actors created networks with distinct authority structures during communism to obtain resources and to protect themselves from the uncertainties of shortage economies.

Consequently, in the post-communist period, new firms largely emerge not. Klappentext Institutional Capital documents and explores the new forms of relationships developing between local governments and organized elements of civil society in post-Communist Poland. Zusammenfassung Institutional Capital documents and explores the new forms of relationships developing between local governments and organized elements of civil society in post-Communist.

Downloadable. The article explains the peculiarities of institutional effects on growth rates in post-communist countries. By proposing a certain dependence of the institution-growth nexus on the nature of institutional emergence, the distinction between revolutionary and evolutionary processes of institution formation is introduced.

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May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites. Institutional Change and Government Performance: Lessons from Prague -- Appendix: Data on Interviews -- Notes -- References -- Index Summary: Original, engaging, and authoritative, this study has much to say about the political climate in Prague after the downfall of communism, and makes insightful conclusions about the factors that contributed.

The theoretical answers to this question are clearly debatable. Therefore, it might be useful to turn to empirical studies, which quantitatively examine the link between institutional arrangements and democratic performance.

Beliaev () analyses twenty-two post-communist countries and concludes that presidential power is not uni-dimensional.The politics of social policy reform in post-communist Poland: Government responses to the social insurance crisis during — Communist and Post-Communist Studies,28(3), — Cited by: 5.

It does so by drawing on, but not confining itself to, empirical evidence presented in individual contributions to the book. It concludes by discussing the implications of the major findings of the book for future research on business, government and institutional change in China, other transitional economies and by: 1.