Wilson Center Experts

Zvi Lerman

Fellowship
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Georgia
Affiliation:
Senior Lecturer, The Hebrew University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Agriculture in Transition: Land Reform and Farm Restructuring in Former Socialist Countries

Project Summary

Generalizes and synthesizes the experience with land reform and form restructuring during the first decade of agricultural transition in the former Soviet Union and Central Eastern Europe. Relies on farm-level survey data, post 1992. Assesses empirically the performance of different farm structures and the impact of transition on the rural population. A cross-country comparative analysis, emphasizing policy lessons and the economics of reform.