Deficit and Debt in Transition: The Political Economy of Public Finances in Central and Eastern Europe

The adjustment problems of public finance in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are often misunderstood and misinterpreted by Western scholars. This book, edited by Istvan Benczes, Vice Dean in the  Faculty of Economics at Corvinus University Budapest, contributes to bridging the gap between what is thought by external observers and what the actual public finance reality is, as described by competent local scholars. For more information, see