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 …

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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 …

The Resource Guide on International Trade

by Alfio Cerami REV: 09/12/2017 You can do research and make money following these 10+ sites: #1 World Trade Organization (WTO) Area: International Trade About: The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the …

European Banking Union as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

The establishment of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) has represented one of the most important steps in the process of European integration. In an article published in Politics & Policy, I have argued that the EMU has not simply been the product of historical legacies, the rational choices of actors, or social construction of …

From Electoral to Policy Representation: A Comparison of 34 Democracies

  Abstract This study investigates the extent to which contemporary democracies are representative of the policy preferences expressed by the majority of electors, parties and governments there in. The analysis concentrates on parties’ and governments’ manifestos in 34 democracies with data provided by the Manifesto Research Group (MRG) project database. It emphasizes the importance of …

Empowering Democracy

Introduction This article discusses one of the most basic assumptions of modernization theory, that is, the assumption of a positive relationship between economic achievements of a nation and stability of its democratic institutions. The main focus of analysis here is on the socio-economic aspects able to influence the levels of satisfaction with democracy. The basic …