The Political Economy of Fiscal Reform in Central-Eastern Europe Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic from 1989 to EU Accession (Studies in Comparative Economic Systems Series) by Frank Bonker

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  • Central government policies,
  • Political economy,
  • Taxation,
  • Transitional economies,
  • Fiscal policy,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • General,
  • Government & Business,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • 1989-,
  • Economic policy,
  • Europe, Eastern

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Number of Pages203
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Open LibraryOL8916251M
ISBN 101840644192
ISBN 109781840644197

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