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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2017) 50 (3): 233–243.
Published: 28 June 2017
...Ararat L. Osipian Issues of university autonomy, self-governance, and centralization and decentralization are still at the forefront of higher education in Ukraine. This study of university governance suggests that the state is a major foe of university autonomy, though certainly not the only one...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2017) 50 (2): 135–143.
Published: 23 May 2017
... security. As a consequence, the political elite often stalled the successful implementation of reforms. However, the economic turbulence following the fall of oil prices and Russia’s annexation of Crimea have motivated the Kazakh government to embrace the norm of transparency in order to attract foreign...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2012) 45 (3-4): 295–303.
Published: 04 August 2012
..., and practices that at first sight partly resemble institutions of modern democracy, good governance and rule of law, but in fact inhibit them. While “pessimists” focus on cultural and historical embeddedness of subversive institutions in Russia, “optimists” draw their attention to patterns of post-Communist...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2008) 41 (3): 301–316.
Published: 01 September 2008
... this by establishing quantitative relationships between levels of FDI per capita to the year 2004 and three sets of indicators relating, respectively, to governance, economic freedom, and corruption perception. The paper demonstrates that the level of FDI in FSU states has been determined to a significant extent...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2008) 41 (3): 375–396.
Published: 24 July 2008
...Babken V. Babajanian This paper analyzes the effectiveness, responsiveness and accountability of local mayors in governing local development in Armenia. The research conducted in eight rural communities shows that in order to be effective, elected local mayors are compelled to resort to informal...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2004) 37 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the criteria often used by development agencies to evaluate governance systems, namely, accountability, transparency, consistency, participation, and information flow. Using these criteria as a yardstick, we argue that the Chinese experience in reforming their employment system through massive layoffs and re...