Financial transition in Europe and Central Asia: challenges of the new decade

TitleFinancial transition in Europe and Central Asia: challenges of the new decade
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
AuthorsBokros, L., A. Fleming, and C. Votava
ISBN Number0821348140

Twenty-one papers address a wide range of issues pertaining to financial sector transition in the countries of Europe and Central Asia. Topics include transition economies in the evolving global financial markets; financial integration in Western Europe; a perspective on financial sector development in Central and Eastern Europe; challenges of financial systems development in transition economies; the financial system of Estonia in retrospect and prospect; the Croatian experience with financial sector restructuring; financial sector restructuring in Bulgaria, 1997-2001; financial markets in Hungary; restructuring the Russian banking system; evolution of the banking sector in Central Asia; stock markets in transition economies; emerging stock markets in Central Europe; a Slovenian perspective of emerging capital markets; Czech capital markets; capital market development in the Russian Federation; a comparative analysis of banking transition; financial deepening and the role of financial crises; aspects of banking supervision; finance in the new millennium; the evolving role of the World Bank in European and Central Asian financial sectors; and an IMF perspective on financial policies in transition economies. Bokros, Fleming, and Votava are with the Europe and Central Asia Regional Office of the World Bank. Index.

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