Equality, Participation, Transition: Essays in Honour of by Vojmir Franicevic, Milica Uvalic

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By Vojmir Franicevic, Milica Uvalic

This publication is a set of essays in honor of Branko Horvat, an economist and social philosopher of serious overseas recognition and status from former Yugoslavia and these days Croatia. The essays care for subject matters with regards to Horvat's personal paintings, specifically equality, social justice, worker participation, hard work administration, systemic switch, transition, privatization, and development.

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Branko Horvat: Select Bibliography xxxvii 02 ‘Methodological Problems in Long-term Economic Development Programming’, Industrialization and Productivity, UN Bulletin, 5(1962), pp. 37–51. Also in Eastern European Economics, (1964), pp. 20–30. 03 ‘Some Aspects of National Economic Planning’, Les annales de l’économie collective, (1963), pp. 288–98. 04 ‘An Integrated System of Social Accounts for an Economy of the Yugoslav Type’, Review of Income and Wealth, (1968), pp. 19–36. 05 ‘A Model of Maximal Economic Growth’, Kyklos, (1972), pp.

3–31. (c) Self-management 01 ‘Workers’ Management in Yugoslavia: A Comment’ (with V. Rasakovic´), Journal of Political Economy, (1959), pp. 194–8. 02 ‘Autogestion, centralismo y planificacion’, Arauco, (1965), pp. 47–54 and 59–65. 03 ‘On the Theory of the Labour-Managed Firm’, The Florida State University Slavic Papers, (1970), pp. 7–11. 04 ‘An Institutional Model of a Self-Managed Socialist Economy’, Eastern European Economics, (1972), pp. 369–92. Also in Spanish in CEPLAN: Estudios de planificaciòn, 22 (1972).

After a short-term phase when labour hoarding was rational, the worker-managed system was not able to find a way to shed redundant labour in order to set the stage for economic renewal. Instead, economic problems were suppressed, sustained by bank loans that provided the necessary working capital to enterprises. But along with the working capital came massive debt that was not justified by turnover. The postponed day of reckoning became ever worse and the adjustments more arduous. In this milieu, renewed nationalism found a place for incubation and its ferocity grew, along with the magnitude of the economic adjustment that was postponed.

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