Problems of System Transformation: Lessons from the Past

As I have argued in Wolchik and Curry (2015), ten problems of system transformation have hindered a smoother and more stable transition of former post-communist countries to democracy (see also Schmitter 2010): The first problem of system transformation implied the assumption that the transition from communism to democracy would have automatically led to more social …

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Geo-Spatial Analysis North Korea

by Alfio Cerami                                                   REV: 29/01/2018 DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) Nighttime Lights Time Series Analysis Satellite Imagery Analysis Graphical Mathematical Calculations and Visualization New Micro- and Macro-Econometrics See also: Prosperity Shining: …

Geo-Spatial Analysis Iraq

REV: 22/02/2018 (Source: Video: NASA 2017. Lights of Human Activity Shine in NASA's Image of Earth at Night by ©NASA.https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=83&v=8dc58ZrOuck ) See also: Geo-Spatial Analysis Iraq Colors of Baghdad (Iraq) (1992-2017) Prosperity Shining: Rumalia-Basra (Iraq) (1992-2016) Prosperity Shining: Basra (Iraq) (1992-2016) Iraq was one of the main international trading partners, with a crowded airtraffic around Baghdad. …

Treuhandanstalt

Die Treuhandanstalt1 (THA) wurde 1990 gegründet. Ihr Ziel war die Transformation einer sozialistischen Planwirtschaft in eine soziale Marktwirtschaft. Mit anderen Wörten war das Ziel die Assimilation der DDR-Wirtschaft in das System der Bundesrepublik. Dies sollte durch die Privatisierung und die Sanierung der Ostdeutschen Unternehmen geschehen. Die Struktur der Treuhandanstalt differenzierte sich so: Das Präsidium: Geschäftsverantwortung …

Geo-Spatial Analysis Libya

Resource Curse, Politics of Anger and Countering the Expansion of ISIL in Libya by Alfio Cerami  REV: 24/02/2018 DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) Nighttime Lights Time Series Analysis Satellite Imagery Analysis Graphical Mathematical Calculations and Visualization New Micro- and Macro-Econometrics See also Prosperity Shining in  Benghazi,  200 KM South of Benghazi,  Misurata,  Sirte,  Tripoli,  Libya …