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Privatization in East Germany

International Monetary Fund.

Privatization in East Germany

a survey of current issues

by International Monetary Fund.

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Dieter Bös.
SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/92/8
ContributionsBös, Dieter., International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. --
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18778888M

It is beyond any doubt that East-Central European countries such as Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia has dramatically changed its shape through its radical transition from centrally planned to the market economies in last 7 years. Many economists divide the process of economic. Privatization proceeds in the EU, – (million dollars) Source: Elaborated by the authors based on Privatization Barometer (). Privatization revenues in the EU ().

  During privatization, factories in the East were shut down or bought up by new owners from the West. 1 in 5 people surveyed in the former East Germany said they feel more “East German. EAST GERMANY?: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF GERMAN PRIVATIZATION HEATHER M. STACK INTRODUCTION Privatization is a global phenomenon.1 For many developing countries, and countries formerly controlled by the Soviet Union, privatization represents the key to prosperity.2 The recent trans-formation of the East German3 economy is perhaps the paradigm.

  The grim economic climate is hurting privatization. Foreign and western German investors have adopted a wait-and-see attitude toward buying into eastern Germany. East Asia & Pacific Europe & Central Asia Latin America & Caribbean Middle East & North AfricaSouth Asia Sub-Saharan Africa Figure 1: Developing countries’ revenues from privatization. Source: World Bank Privatization Database. Since , the share of state-owned enterprises (SOE) in the GDP of industrialized countries.


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Privatization in East Germany Hans-Werner Sinn. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February This paper is a critical review of east German privatization policy.

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This paper deals with the privatization, restructuring, and liquidation of East German industrial firms. A partnership model is suggested for privatization where the Government's property trust (Treuhandanstait (THA)) is made a silent partner of the private investors.

The application of a general scheme of wage subsidies is rejected in the paper. 1st Edition Published on Ma by Routledge This text gives an analysis of privatization and restructuring by the Treuhandanstalt in East Germany.

It a Privatization in Eastern Germany: A Neo-Institutional Analysis - 1st E. On July 1,the economies of the two German states became was the first time in history that a capitalist and a socialist economy had suddenly become one, and there were no precise guidelines on how it could be done.

Instead, there were a number of problems, of which the most severe were the comparatively poor productivity of the former East German economy and its links to the. Germany, unlike others, chose to adopt a mandate of swift and complete privatization of its neighbor, the former East Ger- many.

To oversee this process, the German government set up an inde- pendent agency known as the Treuhandanstalt or simply "Treuhand" (pronounced "TROY- hunt").Cited by: 3. The privatization of large state-owned enterprises is one of the most radical policy developments of the last quarter century.

Right-wing governments have privatized in an effort to decrease the size of government, while left-wing governments have privatized either to compensate for the failures of state-owned firms or to generate revenues.

In this way, privatization has spread from Europe to. This text gives an analysis of privatization and restructuring by the Treuhandanstalt in East Germany. It also addresses the theoretical and conceptual problems of large-scale privatization in.

The Treuhandanstalt—abbreviated the Treuhand—was the privatization agency for eastern Germany. At the end of it officially ended its operations. This was accompanied by celebration and documentation that claimed the agency had fulfilled its task of Cited by: 6.

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The transition in East Germany has been characterized by an extremely rapid privatization of state-owned enterprises and by an equally rapid process of deindustrialization. The great majority of East German SOEs have been privatized and are now genuine capitalist firms with an owner with the incentive and the power to change management behaviour.

The Treuhandanstalt, founded by the Government of the GDR in December and restructured in Juneowns most industrial enterprises in east Germany. The privatization or restructuring of east German firms started with this government agency in charge of transforming the east German economy from central planning to “market socialism.

Deutsche Bundespost became in January Deutsche Post - the state owns % through the KfW.; Deutsche Telekom - the state still owns 32%, partly direct and partly through the KfW.; Deutsche Postbank - in the state floated a minority stake for € billion; Deutsche Bundesbahn became Deutsche Bahn inalthough it is % state owned.; UFA underwent privatization in   This book combines thematic papers with country case studies to discuss the mechanisms which have enabled this to occur, and to assess privatization's mixed achievements.

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This paper is a critical review of east German privatization policy. It is argued that the restitution of old property rights has been a major obstacle to investment and that the attempt to sell two thirds of an economy in the market place is bound to be a failure.

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