The Transnationalization of Change in Economic Institutions: The Case of Industrial Standards Regulations in Ukraine

  • Julia Langbein

This chapter examines the dynamics of change in economic institutions in an emerging market economy. Empirically, I conduct a case study of change in economic institutions regulating the application and monitoring of industrial standards in Ukraine. I seek to explain why economic institutions in this policy field change and why they change selectively, albeit gradually?


Institutional Change Emerge Market Economy Market Liberalization Conformity Assessment European Neighbourhood Policy 
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I would like to thank László Bruszt, Ronald Holzhacker, Dorothee Bohle, Sabine Fischer as well as all participants of the European Research Colloquium on the Transnationalization of Economies, States, and Civil Societies: New Challenges for Governance in Europe, for their helpful comments on earlier drafts of this chapter. Further, particular thanks are owed to Michael Emerson, Ildar Gazizullin and Olga Shumylo, who helped in various ways during the research. The usual disclaimer remains.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European University InstituteFlorenceItaly

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