Professor John Marangos

Associate Professor of Political Economy – SMC University

Academic Credentials

  • Ph.D in Economics, LaTrobe University
  • Master of Economics, Monash University
  • Master of Economics, Coursework, Monash University
  • Master of Economics Preliminary, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Economics, Major in Economic Analysis, Athens School of Economic and Commercial Sciences

John Marangos is Associate Professor of Political Economy,currently in Greece. Previous appointments have been with Colorado State University, and with the University of Ballarat, with Monash University and the University of Melbourne in Australia. In September 2002, John was awarded a PhD from LaTrobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Focal points for John’s research include economic transition processes in the Balkans, Eastern Europe, in the former Soviet Union, and in Asia; international development; and innovative methodologies for teaching economics. His research record and forthcoming publications includes eight books (one of them in Greek), sixty-three refereed journal articles, twelve book chapters, eight refereed papers in conference proceedings, thirteen entries in encyclopaedias, and seven research grants.

Honors And Awards

  • 2002 – Award in a form of financial assistance to attend the Seventh International Post Keynesian Workshop, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, USA
  • 1999 – Outstanding Conference Participant, Business & Economics Society International Conference, Canary Islands, Spain.
  • 1982 – 1983 : Scholarship Halkiopoulou Foundation, Athens.
Books:

  • Marangos J., (2013), Consistency and Viability of Economic Systems, Consistency and Viability of Capitalist Economic Systems, Palgrave.
  • Marangos J., (2013), Consistency and Viability of Economic Systems, Consistency and Viability of Socialist Economic Systems, Palgrave.
  • Marangos J., (2013), Consistency and Viability of Economic Systems, Consistency and Viability of Islamic Economic Systems and the Transition Process, Palgrave.
  • Marangos, J. and Karagiannis, (2013), Toward a Good Society in the Twenty-first Century: Principles and Policies, Palgrave.
  • Marangos J., (2012), (ed.), Alternative Perspectives of a Good Society, Palgrave.
  • Figart D. and J. Marangos, (eds), (2011), Living Standards and Social Well-Being, Routledge.
  • Bitzenis, A., and J. Marangos, (2007), The Economics of Transition, Stamoulis Publications, Athens, Greece (in Greek).
  • Marangos J., (2004), Alternative Economic Models of Transition, Ashgate, Burlington VA. Reprint (2007) in paperback as Alternative Political Economy Models of Transition, Transaction Publishing.

Chapters in Books:

  • Marangos J., (forthcoming), “Theories and Models of Economic Transition” in Hare, Paul G. and Gerard Turley (eds.), The Routledge Handbook on the Economics and Political Economy of Transition, Routledge.
  • John Marangos, Nikos Astroulakis and Maria Dafnomili (2013), “Beyond US Neoliberalism and the Washington Consensus: The Challenge of Development Ethics for the USA” in edited by N. Karagiannis, Z. Madjd-Sadjadi and S. Sen, The US Economy and Neoliberalism: Alternative Strategies and Policies, London and New York: Routledge, pp.56-71
  • Marangos J. and N. Astroulakis, (2012), “The Development Ethics Perspective of a Good Society” in Marangos J. (ed.), Alternative Perspectives of a Good Society, Palgrave, pp. 79-98.
  • Marangos J. and Charles J. Whalen, (2012), “Evolution Without Fundamental Change: The “Washington Consensus” on Economic Development and Its Significance for Post-Keynesian Institutionalism”, in Charles, J. Whalen (ed.), Rethinking Economics: Instability, Prosperity and Public Policy After the Great Recession, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 153-178.
  • Marangos J., (2011), “The Policies of the IMF before and after the Financial Crisis” in Vlachou A., N. Theohararis and D. Milonakis, The Financial Crisis and Greece, Guternberg, Athens, pp. 104-21 (in Greek).
  • Bitzenis A., J. Marangos, V.A. Vlachos, N. Astroulakis and G. Meramveliotakis and A. Tsitouras, (2011), “Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and the Business Environment in Greece: Aspects from the EU South” in Claudette Chin-Loy, Nikolaos Karagiannis and Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi (eds), Modern Competitiveness in the 21st Century: Global Experiences, Lexington Books, Lanham, Maryland., pp.253-76.
  • N. Astroulakis and Marangos J., (2011), “The European Union Enlargement and Well-Being: A Comparative Approach”, in Figart D. and J. Marangos, (eds), Living Standards and Social Well-Being, Routledge, p.113-32.
  • Marangos J., (2009), “Labor during Transition: A Radical Institutional Approach’ in Frederic S. Lee and Jon Bekken (eds), Radical Economics and Labor: Essays Inspired by the IWW Centennial, Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp.143-58.
  • Marangos J., (2007), “Alternative International Trade Policies and the Role of Foreign Aid for Transition Economies”, in Bruno S. Sergi, William T. Bagatelas and Jana Kubicova (eds), Industries and Markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Ashgate, Burlington VA, pp.103-15.
  • Marangos J., (2005), “A Political Economy Approach to Transition from Command to Markets”, in Bruno S. Sergi, William T. Bagatelas, and Jana Kubicová (eds.), Business Opportunities in Slovakia and Central Europe, Iura, Bratislava. A book sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia, pp.21-33.
  • Marangos J., (2004), “Transformation To The Market in Eastern Europe, Former Soviet Union and Asia”, in O’Hara P. (ed), Global Political Economy and the Wealth of Nations: Performance, Institutions, Problems and Policies, Routledge, London, pp.105-126.
  • Marangos J., (1999), “The Rise and the Fall of the Stalinist Economic System: A Social Science Perspective” in Dahiya, S.B. (ed), The Current State of Economic Science, Spellbound Publications, Rohtak, pp.2685-2705.
  • Marangos J., (forthcoming), “A Keynesian Alternative to the Washington Consensus Policies for International Development”, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets.
  • Marangos, J., Fourmouzi, V. and Koukouritakis, M. (forthcoming), ‘Factors that Determine the Decline in University Student Enrolments in Economics in Australia: An Empirical Investigation’, Economic Record.
  • Marangos, J., (2012), “The Post Keynesian Retort to the ‘After Washington Consensus’”, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 583-609.
  • Marangos, J., (2012), “The ‘Discouraged-Business-Major Hypothesis’: Policy Implications”, Education Economics, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 430-46.
  • Marangos, J., (2011), “Social Change versus Transition: The Political Economy of Institutions and Transitional Economies”, Forum for Social Economics, Special issue edited by Phillip O’Hara, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 119-37.
  • Marangos J. and N. Astroulakis, (2010), “The Aristotelian Contribution to Development Ethics”, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLIV No. 2, pp. 551-8.
  • Bitzenis A., Misic, A., J. Marangos and A. Andronikidis, (2009), “The role of banking reform policy in transition economies: delayed reforms for the case of Serbia”, Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, Vol.2, No.2, pp.175-98.
  • Marangos, J., and N. Astroulakis, (2009), “The Institutional Foundation of Development Ethics”, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLIII, No. 2, pp. 381-8.
  • Bitzenis A. and J. Marangos, (2009), “The Impact Of Adverse Initial Conditions And The Resulting Speed And Sequence Of Reforms In Determining The Delayed EU Membership Of Bulgaria”, Social Science Journal, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 70–88.
  • Marangos, J., (2009), “The Evolution of the Term Washington Consensus”, Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 350–384.
  • Marangos, J., (2009), “What Happened to the Washington Consensus? The Evolution of International Development Policy’, Journal of Socio-Economics, Vo. 38, No.1, pp. 197-208.
  • Marangos, J., (2009), “An Institutional and Economic Complexity Approach to the Development of Agricultural Interest Groups in Australia”, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLIII, No. 1, pp. 43-68.
  • Marangos, J., (2008), “The Evolution of the Anti-Washington Consensus Debate: From “Post-Washington Consensus” to “After the Washington Consensus”, Competition & Change: The Journal of Global Business and Political Economy, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 227-44.
  • Figart D.M. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Introduction to Living Standard and Social Well-Being”, Review of Social Economy, Vo. LXVI, No. 1, pp. 1-5.
  • Bitzenis A. and J. Marangos (2008), “The Role of Risk as an FDI Barrier to Entry during Transition: The Case of Bulgaria”, Journal of Economic Issues,Vol. XLII, No. 2, pp. 499-508.
  • Marangos, J. (2008), “Thomas Paine (1737-1809) and Thomas Spence (1750-1814) on Land Ownership, Land Taxes and the Provision of Citizens Dividend”, International Journal of Social Economics, Vo.34, No.5, pp. 313-325, (Lead Article).
  • Bitzenis A., Misic, A., J. Marangos and A. Andronikidis, (2008), “Evaluating the Banking Reforms in Serbia Using Survey Results”, Studies in Economics and Finance, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 49-71.
  • Bitzenis, A., Marangos, J., and Nuskova V. (2007), “Motives for Foreign Direct Investment in the Manufacturing Sector in the FYR Macedonia”, Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 505-27.
  • Bitzenis A. and J. Marangos (2007), “The Monetary Model of Exchange Rate Determination: The Case of Greece (1974-1994)”, International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 57–88.
  • Bitzenis A., J. Marangos and A. Andronikidis, (2007), “The Interaction of International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under Decisive Institutional Reforms in Bulgaria”, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 69-88.
  • Marangos, J., (2007), “The Shock Therapy Model of Transition”, International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 88-123, reprinted as the lead chapter in Gadziyev S.G., D. Grundey, Y. Bilan and B.S. Sergi (2009), Business Development and Markets in the European Economic Area, Foundation of International Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine, pp.19-50.
  • Marangos J. and S. Alley, (2007), “Effectiveness of Concept Maps in Economics: Evidence from Australia and USA”, Learning and Individual Differences Journal of Psychology and Education, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 193-9.
  • Bitzenis A. and J. Marangos (2007), “Globalization and the Integration-Assisted Transition in Central and Eastern European Economies”, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLI, No. 2, pp. 427-34.
  • Marangos, J., (2007), “Was Shock Therapy Consistent with the Washington Consensus?”, Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 32-58. With a comment by John Williamson (2007), “Shock Therapy and the Washington Consensus: A Comment”, Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 59-60.
  • Marangos, J., (2006-7), “John Rogers Commons on Power”, International Journal of Political Economy, Vol.35, No.4, pp. 50-66.
  • Marangos, J., (2006), “Was Market Socialism a Feasible Alternative for Transition Economies?”, International Journal of Political Economy, Vol.35, No. 3, pp.64-88.
  • King J. and J. Marangos, (2006), “Two Arguments for Basic Income: Thomas Paine and Thomas Spence”, History of Economic Ideas, Vol. XIV, No. 1, pp. 55-71.
  • Marangos J. and S. Alley, (2006), “A Comparative Political Economy Approach to Farming Interest Groups in Australia and USA”, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol.65, No.3, pp.497-524. Reprinted in L. Moss (ed), Natural Resources, Taxation & Regulation: Unusual Perspectives on a Classic Topic, Blackwell Publishing, Malden MA, pp. 25-52.
  • Marangos, J., (2006), “Changing Students’ Perception of Economics by Facilitating Their Transition to University”, International Journal of Learning and Change, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 329-44.
  • Marangos, J., (2006), “Developing a Civilized Society in Transition Economies: The Post Keynesian Paradigm”, Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 660-81.
  • Marangos, J., (2006), “Were the Chinese Reforms a Feasible Alternative to Transition Economies”, International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 221-40.
  • Marangos, J., (2006), “Introduction-The Political Economy of Transition”, Global Business & Economics Review Special Issue The Political Economy of Transition, Vol. 8, No. 1-2, pp. 1-5.
  • Marangos, J., (2006), “Was there an Optimum Model of Transition?”, Global Business & Economics Review Special Issue The Political Economy of Transition, Vol. 8, No. 1-2, pp. 133-60.
  • Marangos, J., (2006), “Contrasting Primitive Conceptions of Basic Income Guarantee”, International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 6-20.
  • Marangos, J., (2005), “Alternative Models of Transition and Institutional Development”, Global Business & Economics Review, Vo. 7, No. 4, pp. 390-408.
  • Marangos, J., (2005), “Shock Therapy and its Consequences in Transition Economies”, Development, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 70-8.
  • Marangos J. and C. Williams, (2005), “The Impact of Drought on Uncertainty and Agricultural Investment in Australia”, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 575-94.
  • Marangos, J., (2005), “Alternative Paths to the Transition Process”, International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp.307-24.
  • Marangos, J., (2005), “A Political Economy Approach to the Neoclassical Gradualist Model of Transition”, Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 263-293.
  • Marangos, J., (2005), “Why China is a High Lambda Society?”, Journal of Economic Issues, Vo. 39, No. 4, pp. 933-50.
  • Marangos, J., (2004), “Social Dividend Versus Basic Income Guarantee in Market Socialism”, International Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 20-40.
  • Marangos, J., (2004), “Modeling the Privatization Process in Transition Economies”, Oxford Development Studies, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 585-604.
  • Marangos, J., (2004), “A Post Keynesian Approach to the Transition Process”, Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 441-65.
  • Marangos, J., (2004), “Was Shock Therapy Consistent with Democracy?”, Review of Social Economy, Vol. LXII, No. 2, pp. 221-43.
  • Marangos, J., (2003), “Alternative Politico-Economic Models of Transition, Journal of Economic and Social Policy, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 52-71.
  • Marangos, J., (2003), “The Effectiveness of Concept Maps In Introductory Microeconomics”, Economic Papers, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 74-82.
  • Marangos, J., (2003), “Was Shock Therapy Really A Shock?”, Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 943-66.
  • Marangos, J., (2003), “A Political Economy Methodology in Modeling the Transition Process’, Global Business & Economics Review, Vo. 5, No. 2, pp. 197-225.
  • Marangos, J., (2003), “Global Transition Strategies in Eastern Europe: Moving to Market Relations”, Development, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 112-7.
  • Marangos, J., (2003), “Price Liberalization, Monetary and Fiscal Policies for Transition Economies: A Post Keynesian Perspective”, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 449-70.
  • Marangos, J., (2002), “Preventive Therapy: The Neoclassical Gradualist Model of Transition from Central Administration to Market Relations”, Carl Beck Papers in Russian and Eastern European Studies, University of Pittsburgh, No. 1604, October.
  • Marangos, J., (2002), “Alternative Methods of Institutional Development for Transition Economies”, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 158, No. 3, pp. 483-513.
  • Marangos, J., (2002), “A Post Keynesian Critique of Privatisation Policies in Transition Economies”, Journal of International Development, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 573-89.
  • Marangos, J., (2002), “How University Students Were Planning To Study Introductory Microeconomics? Were Their Study Plans Realized?”, Economic Papers, Vo. 21, No. 2, pp. 45-60.
  • Marangos, J., (2002), “A Survey of the Value University Students Place on Economics”, Economic Papers, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 80-93.
  • Marangos, J., (2002), “A Political Economy Approach to the Neoclassical Model of Transition”, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 61, No. 1, January, pp. 259-276, reprinted in L.S. Moss (ed), The New Political Economies, Malden, Blackwell Publishers, pp. 259-276.
  • Marangos, J., (2002), “The Political Economy of Shock Therapy”, Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 16, No. 1, February, pp. 41-76.
  • Marangos, J., (2001), “International Trade Policies for Transition Economies: The Post Keynesian Alternative”, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Vol. 23, No. 4, Summer, pp. 689-704.
  • Marangos, J., (2001), “A Post Keynesian Approach to Institutional Development in Transition Economies”, Journal of Economics and Social Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 58-71.
  • Ward, I., G. Crosling and J. Marangos, (2001), “The Effectiveness of the Orientation Tutorial: Some Further Results”, Economic Papers, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 85-88.
  • Marangos, J., (2000-1), “A Post Keynesian View of Transition to Market Capitalism: Developing a Civilized Society”, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 299-309.
  • Marangos, J., (2000), “The Effectiveness of Collaborative Problem-Solving Tutorials in Introductory Microeconomics”, Economic Papers, Vol.19, No. 4, pp. 33-41.
  • Ward, I., G. Crosling and J. Marangos, (2000), “Encouraging Positive Perceptions of Economics: The Effectiveness of the Orientation Tutorial”, Economic Papers, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 76-86.
  • Marangos J., (2005), “A Political Economy Approach to the Chinese Model of Transition” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Global Business & Economics Anthology 2005, pp.74-83.
  • Marangos J., (2004), “Alternative Perspective to Social Policy during Transition” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Global Business & Economics Anthology 2004, pp.684-93.
  • Marangos J., (2003), “The Role of Markets in Institutional Development for Transition Economies” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Global Business & Economics Anthology 2003, pp. 386-89.
  • Marangos J., (2003), “The Value of Studying Economics” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Global Business & Economics Anthology 2003, pp. 425-30.
  • Marangos J., (2000), “Advancing Student Learning Introducing Collaborative Problem-Solving Tutorials in Introductory Microeconomics” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Global Business & Economics Anthology 2000, pp.113-121.
  • Marangos J., (1999), “Europe in Transition” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Business & Economics for the 21st Century- Volume III, Business and Economic Society International, Worcester, pp.423-431.
  • Marangos J., (1998), “Why the Gorbachev Reforms Fail?” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Business & Economics for the 21st Century- Volume II, Business and Economic Society International, Worcester, pp.430-7.
  • Marangos J. (1997), “Market and Political Freedom” in Kantarelis D., (ed), Business & Economics for the 21st Century- Volume I, Business and Economic Society International, Worcester, pp. 162-7.
  • Marangos, J., (2009), “Transition Economies”, in P.A. O’Hara (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Volume 1 – Global Governance and Development. GPERU: Perth, pp. 475-489. //pohara.homestead.com/Encyclopedia/Volume-1.pdf
  • Marangos, J., (2009), “Market Socialism”, in P.A. O’Hara (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Volume 3 – Global Governance and Development. GPERU: Perth, pp. 351-366. //pohara.homestead.com/Encyclopedia/Volume-3.pdf
  • Marangos, J., (2009), “Economic Planning”, in P.A. O’Hara (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Volume 3 – Global Governance and Development. GPERU: Perth, pp. 175-187. //pohara.homestead.com/Encyclopedia/Volume-3.pdf
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2009), “Industry Policy”, in P.A. O’Hara (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Volume 3 – Global Governance and Development. GPERU: Perth, pp. 274-287. //pohara.homestead.com/Encyclopedia/Volume-3.pdf
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Trade Bilateral”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 414-5.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Enterprise”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 598-600.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Business”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 400-3.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Private Sector”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 480-1.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Money Laundering”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 263.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Market Economy”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 604-5.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “International Monetary Fund”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 95-6.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Exchange Rates”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 37-40.
  • Bitzenis, Α. and J. Marangos, (2008), “Transitional Economies”, in Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 533-4.
Non-Refereed Articles:

  • Marangos J. and S. Alley, (2004) “A Comparative Approach to the Effectiveness of Concept Maps in Principles Microeconomics between Australian and USA Students”, International College Teaching Methods and Styles Conference Proceedings.
  • Marangos J., (1999), “The Failure of the Shock Therapy Model: A Political Economy Approach”, Conferenceon European Integration and Economies of Transition, Chios, Greece, 16-18 December 1999 in CD-Rom.
  • Marangos J., (1999), “The Market and Political Freedom”, The Freeman Ideas on Liberty, Vol.49, No.6, June, pp.39-41.
  • Marangos J., (1998), “The Rise and the Fall of the Stalinist Economic System: A Social Science Perspective”, Journal of Development Planning Literature”, Vol. 13, No 3, July-September, pp. 233-253.
  • Marangos J., (1993), “What is Left from the Left”, Mozaic, March.
  • Marangos J., (1992), “The Economic System in a Social Science Context: The Case of the Soviet Union”, Mozaic, March.

Reports:

  • Ward, Ian, Glenda Crosling, and J. Marangos (2000), “Faculty of Business and Economics Transition Program: An Evaluation and Recommendations”, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, pp. i-iv +64, ISBN 0 73261790 1.

Book Reviews:

  • In Search of the Balkan Recovery: The Political and Economic Reemergence of South-Eastern Europe. By Christopher Cviic΄ and Peter Sanfey. New York: Columbia University Press, in Slavic Review, Vol. 71, No. 1, Spring 2012, p. 173.
  • Transition and Development in China. Towards Shared Growth by Yun Chen, Farnham Ashgate Publishing Ltd, in South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics 2 (2011) 245-7.
  • Into the red: The Birth of the Credit Card Market in Postcommunist Russia by Guseva, Alya, Stanford, University Press in CHOICE, July 2009.
  • Institutions, Development and Economic Growth, edited by Theo S. Eicher and Cecilia Garcia-Penalosa, CESifo Seminar Series, MIT Press, Cambridge MA, in Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 50, No. 4, December 2008, pp. 673-5.
  • Varieties of Capitalism in Post-Communist Countries, edited by David Lane and Martin Myant, Studies in Transition Economies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, in Slavic Review, Vol. 67, No. 3, Fall 2008, pp. 735-6.
  • Organized Crime, Prison and Post-Soviet Societies, by Anton N. Oleinik. Aldershot: Ashgate. 2003, in the Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 39, No. 3, September 2005, pp. 821-2.
  • Economic Transition in Central and Eastern Europe. Planting the Seeds. By Daniel Gros and Alfred Steinher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004, in the Slavic Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, Summer 2005, pp. 408-9.