Building a Trustworthy State in Post-Socialist Transition

  • Editors
  • János Kornai
  • Susan Rose-Ackerman

Part of the Political Evolution and Institutional Change book series (PEIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Susan Rose-Ackerman
      Pages 1-5
  3. Trust and Institutional Reform

  4. Corruption and State Capture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Joel S. Hellman, Daniel Kaufmann
      Pages 100-118
    3. Irina Slinko, Evgeny Yakovlev, Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
      Pages 119-132
  5. Transition to Democracy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Russell Hardin
      Pages 175-197
    3. Bruce Ackerman
      Pages 214-222
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 223-232

About this book


Building a Trustworthy State in Post-Socialist Transition considers the problems and prospects for creating trustworthy and reliable public institutions in the aftermath of the transition from socialism in Central and Eastern Europe. The volume draws on the experience of those who have lived through and studied the transition and contrasts their insights with those of generalist scholars who study government accountability and democracy. The contributions originated in the Collegium Budapest project on Honesty and Trust: Theory and Experience in the Light of the Post-Socialist Transition, organized by János Kornai and Susan Rose-Ackerman. A second volume entitled, Creating Social Trust in Post-Socialist Transition , is being published simultaneously.


democracy Eastern Europe Europe Governance

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