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and East European Studies, with primary funding provided by the Ford and Alfred P. Sloan foundation . The workshop ought to sustain high quality re earch on the economie of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe and to encourage the work of younger scholars. In addition to seminar e sions organized around the work of each participant, the workshop offered lectures and discussion periods with the faculty as well as invited speakers. Among the major topics of discussion were economic reform in centrally planned economie , the internal organization of the industrial enterprise, agricultural economics, .. econd" economy activities, foreign trade and international economic relations, and the modelling of centrally planned economies. Herbert S. Levine, University of Pennsylvania, directed the workshop. He was joined on the faculty by Richard Ericson, Columbia University; Ed A. Hewett, The Brookings In titution (Washington, D. C.); VaUerii Leonidovich Makarov, Central Mathematical Economic In titute, USSR Academy of Sciences (Mo cow); Blair A. Ruble, Social Science Re earch Council; Judith Thornton, University of Washington; and Laura D'Andrea Tyson, University of California, Berkeley. Visiting speakers Gregory Grossman and Gail Lapidus, both of the Univer ity of California, Berkeley, also discussed their re earch and perspectives with workshop participants. Regina A. Smyth erved as staff. Postdoctoral participants were: Michael Alexeev, George Mason University; Michael Lewis Boyd, Univer ity of Vermont; Irwin L. Collier, University


of Houston; Barry W. Ickes, Pennsylvania State University; Gabor Kertesi, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; John M. Litwack, Stanford University; Janet Mitchell, University of Southern California; Randi Ryterman, University of Pennsylvania; and Janine Wedel, International Trade Commission (Washington, D.C.). Predoctoral participants were: Renzo Daviddi, European University In titute (Florence); Ellen Hamilton, Columbia University; Simon John on, Mas achusetts Institute of Technology; Evan Kraft, New School for Social Re earch; Mark Lundell, University of California, Berkeley; Lee Metcalf, Stanford Univer ity; Dubravko Mihaljek, University of Pennsylvania; Susanne Oxenstierna, Swedish In titute for Social Research (Stockholm); Thomas Richard on, Columbia University; Catherine Sokil, Middlebury College; Yanqi Tong, The Johns Hopkins University; and Milovan Vodopivec, University of Maryland. Chen Sheng-jun, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Beijing); Miro lav Gronicki, University of Pennsylvania; Iurii Popov, Central Mathematical Economics Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences (Mo cow); and Zhu Xiaozhong, In titute of Soviet and East European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Beijing) observed the workshop proceeding . The Fifth Annual Summer Workshop on Soviet and East European Economics will be held, also at the University of California, Berkeley, in July 1%9. 0





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