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.


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