Potential Lessons from Austria for the Restructuring Process in East Europe

  • Karl Aiginger
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This paper is about the role government and non-private institutions played in shaping the environment of industrial firms in the market economies after World War II. It touches upon aspects of the legal framework, property rights, taxes and subsidies, and reports mainly the experience in Austria. The paper does not intend to present a balanced review of the post war economic development, but focus on specific aspects which could be interesting for the restructuring process in Eastern Europe today.


Market Economy Large Firm Industrial Policy Social Partner Antitrust Policy 
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