Konceptualizácia a meranie variácií kapitalizmu v nových členských štátoch EÚ: Kritické zhodnotenie

Pavol Baboš


Almost a decade has passed since the first post-communist states acceded to the EU. Ten years after confirmation of the successful establishment of democratic and market-economic institutions in these countries, it is time to ask what type of institutions really developed. This article critically reviews contemporary research into capitalism in the eight countries, the main approaches applied, and the findings published. Firstly, it attempts to identify the type of capitalism that has developed in the region. Secondly, it highlights some pitfalls in the contemporary study of capitalism in Central Eastern Europe and discusses possible remedies for future research. The main recommendation, discussed in more detail in the study, is that stricter theoretical reasoning would help to eliminate the contradictory conclusions many authors have arrived at.

Bibliografická citace

Baboš, P. (2013). Konceptualizácia a meranie variácií kapitalizmu v nových členských štátoch EÚ: Kritické zhodnotenie. Středoevropské politické studie, 15(2–3), 136–148. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5817/CEPSR.2013.23.136

Klíčová slova

Varieties of Capitalism; Central Eastern Europe; Economic Coordination; Liberal Market Economy; Coordinated Market Economy; Dependence Theory

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