© 2012

In the Grip of Transition: Economic and Social Consequences of Restructuring in Russia and Ukraine

  • Tilman Brück
  • Hartmut Lehmann

Part of the Studies in Economic Transition book series (SET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Tilman Brück, Hartmut Lehmann
    Pages 1-6
  3. Hartmut Lehmann, Alexander Muravyev, Norberto Pignatti, Tiziano Razzolini, Anzelika Zaiceva
    Pages 7-46
  4. Vladimir Gimpelson, Rostislav Kapeliushnikov, Anna Lukiyanova
    Pages 47-75
  5. J. David Brown, John S. Earle, Hanna Vakhitova, Vitaliy Zheka
    Pages 76-97
  6. Inna Maltseva, Daria Nesterova
    Pages 128-155
  7. Tilman Brück, Alexander M. Danzer, Natalia Danzer, Alexander Muravyev
    Pages 173-204
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 235-238

About this book


This book provides a detailed picture of the equity and efficiency of economic restructuring, focusing on the two most important successor states to the Soviet Union. Analysis is based on a careful examination of micro level data, documenting the experiences of workers, households and firms.


development Import labor market productivity transition

Editors and affiliations

  • Tilman Brück
    • 1
  • Hartmut Lehmann
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Development and Security, DIW Berlin — German Institute for Economic Research and HumboldtUniversity of BerlinGermany
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of BolognaItaly
  3. 3.Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)Germany

About the editors

TILMAN BRÜCK is Head of the Department of Development and Security at DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research) and Professor of Development Economics at Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany. He is also an IZA Research Fellow and a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon. His research interests include the behaviour and well-being of individuals and households experiencing situations of extreme risk in developing and transition economies.

HARTMUT LEHMANN is Professor of Economic Policy in the Department of Economics at the University of Bologna, Italy, and Program Director of the IZA research area 'Labor Markets in Emerging and Transition Countries.' He is WDI fellow and an IZA fellow. He is also a Senior Consultant to the World Bank and has been a consultant to the ILO, the OECD and the UNDP.

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