Employment Determination in Enterprises under Communism and in Transition : Evidence from Central Europe

@inproceedings{Basu2004EmploymentDI,
  title={Employment Determination in Enterprises under Communism and in Transition : Evidence from Central Europe},
  author={Swati Basu and Saul Estrin and Jan Svejnar},
  year={2004}
}
Employment Determination in Enterprises under Communism and in Transition: Evidence from Central Europe In this paper, we present a comparative analysis of employment determination in four transition economies as they move from central planning to a market economy in the early 1990s. We use firm level panel data sets from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia to estimate dynamic employment equations for the period immediately before and after the start of transition. We find evidence… CONTINUE READING