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Some distributional implications of transition in Poland

Barbara M. Roberts

Some distributional implications of transition in Poland

a SAM/CGE analysis

by Barbara M. Roberts

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Published by University of Leicester. Department of Economics in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Barbara M. Roberts [and] Zbigniew Zolkiewski.
SeriesDiscussion papers in European economic studies / University of Leicester. Department of Economics -- No.93/3
ContributionsZolkiewski, Zbigniew., University of Leicester. Department of Economics. Centre for European Economic Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13907799M

Poland to 90% in Bulgaria in the mids (UNICEF, ; European Commission, ), while enrollment rates among pre-school aged children ranged from 49% in Poland to 90% in what would become the Czech Republic (UNICEF, ). While the quality of care in the state-run institutions is sometimes criticized (Riazantsev, Sipors. Transition to a market economy in Poland Table 2. Projections and results For in % Projections Results Rate of inflation3 Output in state industry National income distributed - Unemployment 20 61 Balance of payments in billions US $ in billions rubles Real wages' - "January Statistics in Transition (SiT) is an international journal published jointly by the Polish Statistical Association (PTS) and the Central Statistical Office of Poland (CSO/GUS), which sponsors this publication. Launched in , it was issued twice a year until ; since then it appears - under a slightly changed title, Statistics in.


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