Central Banking and Financialization

A Romanian Account of how Eastern Europe became Subprime

  • Authors
  • Daniela Gabor

Part of the Studies in Economic Transition book series (SET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Daniela Gabor
      Pages 1-12
  3. The Political Economy of Central Banking

  4. Central Banking and Financialization in Central and Eastern Europe: A Romanian Account

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Daniela Gabor
      Pages 53-109
    3. Daniela Gabor
      Pages 110-152
    4. Daniela Gabor
      Pages 186-215
    5. Daniela Gabor
      Pages 216-225
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 226-254

About this book


This book explores the causes and effects of the rise of neoliberalism in Eastern Europe in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union. It provides a political economy analysis of the role of central banks, and identifies them as a key actor in the production and dissemination of the neoliberal economic policies.


banking Eastern Europe Inflation Keynes political economy production

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