Opening up Hungary to the World Market

External Constraints and Opportunities

  • Jochen┬áLorentzen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Jochen Lorentzen
    Pages 1-21
  3. Jochen Lorentzen
    Pages 22-62
  4. Jochen Lorentzen
    Pages 63-90
  5. Jochen Lorentzen
    Pages 91-150
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 180-212

About this book


This book describes the opening of the Hungarian economy from the early This book describes the opening of the Hungarian economy from the early1980s to the current transition. It analyses the management of external debt and international competitiveness, and shows that the dismal economic performance of the country was only partially homemade. Assurances by the international financial community - that uninterrupted debt service would guarantee access to international capital markets - as well as protectionist western trade practices contributed considerably to Hungary's difficulties in credit management and export performance.


capital capital market competitiveness economy Export Hungary management performance service trade transition

Authors and affiliations

  • Jochen┬áLorentzen
    • 1
  1. 1.Prague College of the Central European UniversityCzech Republic

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