Economics and Finance


Monitoring Balanced Development: the Case of Post-Socialist Countries

Authors: Dimitrios Giannias, George Giannias

This paper presents an index based methodology which is offered for analysing interregional differences, identifying suitable combination of policies, investigating ex-post whether there is progress towards convergence and balanced development, and suggesting possible changes in the allocation of funds by international organisations. The objective is to operationalize aspects of development and to show how these can be integrated into practical decision-making and analysis. As an illustration, the methodology is applied the case of the post-socialist countries of the Former Soviet Union (FSU). Keywords: balanced development, post-socialist countries JEL Classification: O10, O20, O40, O50, D10

Comments: 33 Pages. Published in The Hellenic Open Business Administration Journal;

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