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Labor-Managed Cooperatives and Private Firms in North Central Italy: An Empirical Comparison
The authors analyze the differences between the behavior of private firms and that of producer cooperatives in a matched sample of the two organizational types from the regions of Emilia Romagna andExpand
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Barriers to SME Growth in Slovenia
The paper is based on the findings of a research project which aimed to identify the critical barriers to small business growth and development in Slovenia. The key barriers identified in theExpand
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Quasi-Markets and Educational Reforms
The Education Reform Act of 1988 has brought about fundamental changes in the way that educational services are supplied in England and Wales (for a general overview of the administrative changesExpand
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Economic Development In The European Super-Periphery: Evidence From The Western Balkans
This paper argues that the conflicts that afflicted the Western Balkan region in the 1990s pushed the countries into the European 'super-periphery', characterised by deindustrialisation and highExpand
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The variable impact of the global economic crisis in South East Europe
This paper studies the variable impact of the global economic crisis on the countries of South East Europe. The central question is whether the institutional reforms introduced during the transitionExpand
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The theory of quasi-markets
As noted in Chapter 1, the majority of the quasi-market changes are only just being put into place, and it will not be feasible to assess their empirical consequences for several years. However, thisExpand
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Innovation and the English National Health Service: a qualitative study of the independent sector treatment centre programme.
Over the past two decades, an international trend of exposing public health services to different forms of economic organisation has emerged. In the English National Health Service (NHS), care isExpand
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A Revolution in Social Policy : Quasi-Market Reforms in the 1990s
This work provides a comprehensive critical evaluation of the quasi-market revolution in social policy viewed across the whole range of sectors in which recent reforms have taken place includingExpand
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Institutional constraints and SME growth in post-communist Albania
Purpose – This paper aims to investigate business growth in post-communist Albania using an institutional perspective. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes an institutional perspective,Expand
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