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Title Slovenia : from Yugoslavia to the European Union / editors Mojmir Mrak, Matja Rojec, and Carlos Silva-Jauregui
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (lvi, 446 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents The political reasons for the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia / Janez Drnovšek -- Soialism and the disintegration of SFR Yugoslavia / Vladimir Gligorov -- Independence and integration into the international community: a window of opportunity / Bojko Bučar -- Institutional setting for the new independent state / Neven Borak and Bistra Borak -- Transition to a national and a market economy: a gradualist approach / Jože Mencinger -- Establishing monetary sovereignty / Andrej Rant -- Succession issues in allocating the external debt of SFR Yugoslavia and achieving Slovenia's financial independence / Mojmir Mrak and France Arhar -- Macroeconomic stabilization and sustainable growth / Carlos Silva-Jáuregui -- Trade policy in the transition process / Boris Majcen and Bartlomiej Kaminski -- Monetary system and monetary policy / Ivan Ribnikar and Tomaž Košak -- Exchange rate policy and management of capital flows / Velimir Bole -- Fiscal policy and public finance reforms / Milan M. Cvikl and Mitja Gaspari -- Building an institutional framework for a full-fledged market economy / Rasto Ovin and Boštjan Kramberger -- Privatization, restructuring, and corporate governance of the enterprise sector / Marko Simoneti, Matija Rojec, and Aleksandra Gregorič -- Enterprise restructuring in the first decade of independence / Polona Domadenik and Janez Prašnikar -- The banking sector / Franjo Štiblar and Marko Voljč -- Capital market development / Dušan Mramor and Božo Jašovič -- Labor market developments in the 1990s / Milan Vodopivec -- Social sector developments / Tine Stanovnik -- Reentering the markets of the former Yugoslavia / Jože P. Damijan -- EU membership: rationale, costs, and benefits / András Inotai and Peter Stanovnik -- Slovenia's road to membership in the European Union / Janez Potočnik and Jaime Garcia Lombardero -- Size matters in the European Union: searching for bablance between formal and actual equality / Zlatko Šabič [and others] -- Political economy of Slovenia's transition / Janez Šušteršič
Summary The main objective of the book is to analyze Slovenia's threefold transition in the context of a broader transition process in Central and Eastern Europe and to contribute toward filling the obvious gap in the literature on this subject. The book provides an overview of the most important developments faced by Slovenia during its transition-the achievements, the problems, and the challenges-and discusses the lessons that have been learned and the main challenges that Slovenia can expect to face. Interdisciplinary in character, the book focuses on socioeconomic and political aspects and integrates them into the existing pool of knowledge about the transition process
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject European Union.
Slovenia -- Economic conditions.
Slovenia -- Economic policy.
Genre/Form Statistiques (Descripteur de forme)
Form Electronic book
Author Mrak, Mojmir.
Rojec, Matija.
Silva-Jauregui, Carlos.
World Bank.
ISBN 1417501510 (electronic bk.)
9781417501519 (electronic bk.)