Throughout Central and Eastern Europe, members of the former nomenklatura have seized the opportunities provided by privatization and transformed themselves into the new capitalist elite. But in addition to undermining the legitimacy of new democratic regimes, they are unfit to lead the region to prosperityi> by ROMAN FRYDMAN, KENNETH MURPHY, and ANDRZEJ RAPACZYNSKI TO POST-COMMUNIST […]

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