Thesis papers by graduates of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning are listed below. These papers are optional readings that should be useful in research for this class.

1 Introduction to Transition:  Comparative Statistics and Stories

Transition Paths
2 The Importance of Institutions
3 The Rule of Law and Property Rights in Transition
4 Liberalization and Privatization
5 Asian versus European Transition?
6 A Rising Tide? The Growth of Inequality in Transition
7 The Emergence of the Private Firm
8 Relations with Local Government
9 Are Foreign firms privileged by their host governments?
10 The Shape of Transition: Cities under Transition
11 The Emergence of Entrepreneurs
12 Bringing it all together