Transition from state socialism to market economy: The case of Estonia

@article{HoltJensen2010TransitionFS,
  title={Transition from state socialism to market economy: The case of Estonia},
  author={A. Holt-Jensen},
  journal={Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift - Norwegian Journal of Geography},
  year={2010},
  volume={64},
  pages={127 - 128}
}
  • A. Holt-Jensen
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift - Norwegian Journal of Geography
When Estonia regained its independence in 1991 and reestablished capitalist relations, a principal aim of the government was restoration of national identity based on Estonian ethnicity and historic traditions. One of the first acts was privatisation and denationalisation of property, involving both housing properties and farmland in collective and state farms that had been expropriated under the Soviet regime. Restitution meant return of, or compensation for, property to former owners to whom… Expand
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