Economic Developments and Inequalities: Comparing Across Central and Eastern Europe

Friday, July 18, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 419
RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Nina BANDELJ, University of California-Irvine, USA and Cheris Shun-ching CHAN, University of Hong Kong, China
Besnik PULA, Princeton University, USA
Consumer Credit, Social Inequalities and the State in Postcommunist Central and Eastern Europe (Oral Presentation)
Akos RONA-TAS, UC, San Diego, USA; Alya GUSEVA, Boston University, USA

Development, Inequality, and Discrimination in Europe: A Comparison of Post-Socialist and West European Democracies (Oral Presentation)
Irina TOMESCU-DUBROW, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland; Kazimierz M. SLOMCZYNSKI, The Ohio State University, USA

Economic Attitudes in Postsocialist Countries (Oral Presentation)
Nina BANDELJ, University of California-Irvine, USA; Katelyn FINLEY, University of California-Irvine, USA

Intra-European Labor Mobility from Post-Socialist Countries: The Example of Hungarians, Slovaks and Czechs in Austria (Oral Presentation)
Laura WIESBÍCK, University of Vienna, Austria; Raimund HAINDORFER, University of Vienna, Austria; Christoph REINPRECHT, University of Vienna, Austria; Roland VERWIEBE, University of Vienna, Austria

Inequalities in Social Capital and Socio-Economic Status in the Post-Industrial Cities of Central and Eastern Europe (Oral Presentation)
Pawel STAROSTA, University of Lodz (Poland), Poland; Kamil BRZEZIńSKI, University of Lodz (Poland), Poland