Mass Privatization, State Capacity and Economic Growth in Post-Communist Countries | Hamm, King & Stuckler (2012)

From the abstract of a paper by Hamm, King and Stuckler:

We perform cross-national panel regressions for a sample of 30 post-communist countries between 1990 and 2000, and find that mass privatization programs negatively affected economic growth, state capacity, and property rights protection.

Read more at Hamm, King, Stuckler (2012) – Mass privatization (submitted manuscript).pdf.