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I. Introduction
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Volume XVII: State and Economy | Chapter 3 (2006): Law and Economic Reform in Eastern Europe – The Transition from Plan to Market during the Formative Years of 1989–1994

Completed June 1996; a few subsequent developments have been taken into account.

Gianmaria Ajani

1. Scope of this contribution. – For the sake of simplification necessary when dealing with large phenomena, the political process that led the countries of central and eastern europe, formerly under soviet union control, to relinquish one-party rule and the command economy, is commonly referred to as the “…

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Gianmaria Ajani, “I. Introduction”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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