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After communism: 25 years of revolution

A quarter of a century after the transition to a capitalist economy began, how are the nations of the former Soviet bloc faring? Peter Boone charts the failures of communism, the chaos that followed its collapse, the period of liberalisation and growth - and today's unhealthy combination of economic stagnation and political repression.

Peter Boone

19 January 2015     Paper Number CEPCP435

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