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invisible hand and the grabbing hand

Timothy Frye

invisible hand and the grabbing hand

by Timothy Frye

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small business -- Law and legislation -- Poland,
  • Small business -- Law and legislation -- Russia (Federation),
  • Entrepreneurship -- Government policy -- Poland,
  • Entrepreneurship -- Government policy -- Russia (Federation),
  • Poland -- Economic policy,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTimothy Frye, Andrei Shleifer.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 5856, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5856.
    ContributionsShleifer, Andrei., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[11] p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22410958M

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By TIMOTHY FRYE AND ANDREI SHLEIFER *. In the 's, several East European econ- omies went through radical liberalization. Among them, Russia and Poland adopted similar packages of reforms, including almost complete price and trade liberalization, macroeconomic stabilization (which Poland accomplished five years before Russia), large- scale.

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The evidence suggests that the Cited by: Get this from a library. The Invisible Hand and the Grabbing Hand. [Timothy Frye; Andrei Shleifer] -- Evidence from a survey of shop-owners in Moscow and Warsaw shows that the reliance on private protection, as well as the burden of regulation and corruption, are much greater in Moscow.

The. This concept is well-demonstrated through a famous example in Richard Cantillon’s An Essay on Economic Theory (), the book from which Smith developed his invisible hand concept.

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