Prof. Annette M. Kim
During the last fifteen years, nations across the globe embarked on a historic transformation away from centrally planned economies to market-oriented ones. However, in the common pursuit for economic growth, these transition countries implemented widely different reform strategies with mixed results. With over a decade of empirical evidence now available, this new course examines this phenomenon that has pushed the discourse in a number of disciplines, requiring us to reconsider fundamental issues such as:
The premise of the course is that the core issue in transition involves institution-building and re-building in different contexts.
Kim, Annette. 11.946 Planning in Transition Economies for Growth and Equity, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-946-planning-in-transition-economies-for-growth-and-equity-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA