Eastern European Development and Public Policy

  • Stuart S. Nagel
  • Vladimir Rukavishnikov

Part of the Policy Studies Organization Series book series (PSOS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Economic Policy

  3. Social Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Ludmila Dziewiecka-Bokun
      Pages 105-117
  4. Technology and Environmental Policy

  5. Political Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Panayote Elias Dimitras
      Pages 143-175
    3. Arthur H. Miller
      Pages 197-230
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 241-244

About this book


This book analyzes various important aspects of methodology and substance regarding economic, social, and political policy in East Europe directed toward achieving more effective, efficient, and equitable societal institutions. The chapters are authored by experts from within East Europe and also from East Europe research institutes elsewhere. The book combines practical policy significance with insightful causal and prescriptive generalizations. The emphasis is on the role of governmnetal decision-making and the important (but secondary) role of the marketplace, social groups, and engineering.


communism decision-making economic policy economy electoral system environmental policy geopolitics Institution market economy migration Policy revolution social policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Stuart S. Nagel
    • 1
  • Vladimir Rukavishnikov
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Socio-Political ResearchRussian Academy of SciencesRussia
  3. 3.Moscow State UniversityRussia

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