Given their Communist heritage, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe have had an especially long distance to travel to reach a market economy and a democratic system of governance. After more than ten years, it is time to take stock of these reforms as they apply to the field of public administration. The purpose of this chapter is to make up a preliminary balance sheet, identifying both the positive and negative side of what has happened so far. After a brief introduction to the geographical diversity of the three regions here referred to as the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the chapter also briefly introduces the principal features ...
Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe
Public administration in Central and Eastern Europe
The Historical Legacy