Reflections in Twenty Years of Political and Economic Change in Poland
Global Economy Journal, Berkeley Electronic Press, 11(1), Article 5, 1-15, April 2011
Richard Hunter, J.D. Department of Economics and Legal Studies
Leo V. Ryan
This article deals with a discussion of the policy perspectives on the past 20 years of economic change in Poland. The article looks at the range of areas (political and economic systems) subject to transition; the evolutionary nature of the change; and the sequence of change. The article calls upon more than 20 years of research into these areas and questions and discusses the nature of change in the stabilization, liberalization and privatization programs. It concludes by providing insights on lessons that may be learned from reform efforts.