Public choice – Special issue : Honoring Janos Kornai
Edited by Mehrdad Vahabi (USPN, CEPN).

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution d’un numéro spécial de la revue Public Choice sur le thème « Honoring Janos Kornai ».

Il a été coordonné par notre collègue le professeur Mehrdad Vahabi (USPN, Directeur du CEPN).

Vous trouverez ci-dessous le sommaire du numéro.

Bonne lecture !


Introduction: a special issue in honoring Janos Kornai
M. Vahabi 1

1956 in Hungary: as I saw it then and as I see it now
J. Kornai 15

Marx after Kornai
A. Sen 27


Commissioned editorial commentary: exchange between Janos Kornai
and Amartya Sen on Karl Marx
M. Vahabi 33

Socialism and Kornai’s revolutionary perspective
M. Vahabi 37

Kornai’s Overcentralization and naïve empiricism
P.R. Gregory 55

Janos Kornai: a non-mainstream pathway from economic planning to
disequilibrium economics
W. Andreff 63

János Kornai, the Austrians, and the political and economic analysis
of socialism
P.J. Boettke · R.A. Candela 85

Kornai goes to Kenya
P.T. Leeson · C. Harris · A. Myers 99

New evidence on the soft budget constraint: Chinese environmental policy
effectiveness in SOE-dominated cities
M. Maurel · T. Pernet 111

Disruptive innovation and R&D ownership structures
D. Guo · H. Huang · K. Jiang · C. Xu 143

Culture, institutions and democratization*
Y. Gorodnichenko · G. Roland 165

Kornai on the affi nity of systems: Is China today an illiberal capitalist system
or a communist dictatorship?
P. Mihályi · I. Szelényi 197

Is there a demand for autocracies in Europe? Comparing the attitudes of
Hungarian and Italian university students toward liberal democratic values
inspired by János Kornai
M. Rosta · L. Tóth 217

Hungary’s U-turn in Kornai’s system paradigm perspective: a case for national
authoritarian capitalism
P.-Y. Hénin · A. Insel 235