Banks and capital markets in former centrally planned countries their role in establishing a market economy

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Statement[editor: G. Szegö].
SeriesJournal of banking and finance -- vol.17 (5)
ContributionsSzegö, G. P. 1934-
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Open LibraryOL21279278M

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The transformation of the banking sector has been one of the most important aspects of the transition process from a centrally planned to a market economy.

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India is neglecting bank recapitalisation as it focuses on debt moratoriums and interest waivers for borrowers amid the COVID pandemic, a former central bank official told Reuters on Monday. A transition economy or transitional economy is an economy which is changing from a centrally planned economy to a market economy.

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