Grant detail

402/03/0092 (2003-2005) Privatization in CR: vision and effects

Principal investigator: † doc. Ing. Jiří Havel CSc.
Collaborators: prof. Ing. Michal Mejstřík CSc.
† prof. Ing. Milan Sojka CSc.
Description: Transformation of a soviet-type centrally planned economy into a market one is undoubtedly a unique process without any precedents. It opens an interesting field for economic research, because it is one of the rare moments when economists can find something like a "social experiment." While reform targets are transparent enough, effects of many concrete steps are quite unpredictable. That is why various types of economic policy measures have to be described, and their results as well. The task of economic theory is to draw relevant conclusions at the end of the whole process. The research in the field of economic transformation includes many works. But now when the whole process of privatisation in the Czech Republic is practically finished it is tempting to complete the privatisation story by a research project, results of which could be used as a comprehensive survey for new generations of scientists. Such a research should not aspirate to great evaluations, it cannot avoid them totally, however. The data summarisation and description of the privatisation processes as such has to be considered main target of it.
Participation: prof. Ing. Michal Mejstřík, CSc., prof. Ing. Mialn Sojka, CSc., Ing. Jan Mládek, CSc., Mgr. Milan Černoch, Ing. Jan Pudlák, CSc., Mgr. Tomáš Sedláček, Mgr. Marta Bártíková
Work in grant:
Web link: www.gacr.cz
Finance: Czech Science Foundation (GA ČR)
End date: 12/2005
Publications:

Privatizace bank. Politická ekonomie 2004, č. 1

Conferences:

Conference IIR: Gas sector of the Czech and Slovak republics: Year after liberalization

Franco-Czech workshop in Applied Economics held in université Paris Dauphine,April 2003

Seminar at School of Advanced International & Area Studies(SAIAS) of East China Normal University 2004

Seminar at School of Law & Politics of East China Normal University 2004

Seminar of Czech Economic Association: Utilities´ regulation and deregulation within European Union and the Czech republic held on 26.5.2004