The countries of central eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
are forecasted to experience the deepest contraction from the global economic recession.
The bankers at the National Economic Council wanted it to have the mission of promoting free-market reforms in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. AID itself was divided; old-time Cold Warriors faced off against more recent Peace Corps grads and antipoverty activists who want to see the agency pursue development for its own sake.
Subsequent drafts included the obligatory long sections on the merits of free trade and market integration in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
To help support research by scientists in countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
during this time of transition and economic turmoil, CAS is offering matching grants and reduced prices for those wishing to assist a colleague or institution in these countries obtain a printed or microform CAS service.
It seems abundantly clear that what is needed is a new "Marshall Plan" for Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
. But it needs to be a plan that builds local social institutions, improves domestic infrastructures, and invests in natural-resource protection, restoration, and productivity.
This report examines the microfoundations of recent productivity growth in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
. The report shows that these countries have enjoyed substantial productivity gains from the reallocation of labor and capital to more productive sectors and firms, from the entry of new firms and the exit of obsolete firms, and from the more efficient use of resources.
foreign policy initiatives in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
It owns a network of FM stations in Ecuador and along the U.S.-Mexican border, and it is helping to set up thirteen stations in Romania and small studios and transmitters all over Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
. It owns a television company that airs productions throughout Latin America.
From red to gray; the "third transition" of aging populations in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union