Estrin, Saul 1952-

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ESTRIN, Saul 1952-


PERSONAL: Born June 7, 1952, in London, England; son of Maurice (an accountant) and Irene (Redhouse) Estrin; married Jennifer Lockwood (an artist), December 9, 1985; children: Georgia, Gabrielle, Francis, Johanna. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: St. John's College, Cambridge, B.A., 1974; Cambridge University, M.A., 1977; University of Sussex, D.Phil., 1979.

ADDRESSES: Home—32 Southwood Lawn Rd., London N6 5JH, England. Offıce—London Business School, Regents Park, London NW1 4SA, England. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: University of Southampton, Southampton, England, lecturer, 1977-84; London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England, senior lecturer, 1984-91, cofounder and program director of International Summer School in Economics, 1988-92, director of program on post-communist reform at Centre for Economic Performance, 1989-92; London Business School, professor of economics, 1991—, research director at CIS-Middle Europe Centre, 1991-96, director, 1996-99, deputy dean for faculty and academic planning, 1998—, codirector of Centre for New and Emerging Markets, 2000—. Cornell University, visiting assistant professor, 1981-82; European University Institute, visiting professor, 1982, 1983; Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands, guest professor, 1989-90; University of Michigan, visiting professor at William Davidson Institute, 1997; holder of Belgian Inter-University Chair in Cooperation, 1986 and 1990. Consultant to World Bank, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, African Economic Research Consortium, and other corporations and government institutions.


MEMBER: International Association for the Economics of Participation (member of council, 1998-2000), International Association of the Economics of Self-Management (member of council, 1977-80).


AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from Social Science Research Council, 1979-80, 1983-87; co-winner of annual paper competitions, Association for Comparative Economic Systems, 1982 and 1983; grants from Economic and Social Research Council, 1984-86, 1991—, Nuffield Foundation, 1984-86, and Leverhulme Trust, 1986-88; shared Heideker Prize for best paper on the Israeli economy, Israeli Economics Association, 1986; grant from French National Council for Scientific Research, 1990-94.


WRITINGS:

Self-Management: Economic Theory and YugoslavPractice, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1984.

(With P. M. Holmes) French Planning in Theory andPractice, Allen & Unwin (London, England), 1984.

(With D. Laidler) Introduction to Micro-Economics, with instructor's manual, Philip Allan, 3rd edition, 1989, 4th edition, 1994.

(With K. Hughes and S. Todd) Foreign Direct Investment in Central and Eastern Europe, M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1997.

Contributor to books, including Between State and Market: Mass Privatization in Transition Economies, edited by I. W. Liberman, R. M. Desai, and S. S. Nestor, World Bank (Washington, DC), 1997; Reform in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by R. Layard, P. Boone, and S. Gomulka, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 1998; Independent Ukraine: Nation and State Building, Political and Economic Transition, edited by T. Kuzio, editor, M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1998; Enterprise Restructuring and Unemployment in Models of Transition, edited by S. Commander, MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 1998; and Entrepreneurship in Economies in Transition of Central Europe, edited by J. P. Larcon, Kluwer Academic (Boston, MA), 1998. Contributor of more than seventy articles and reviews to periodicals, including Economic Review, Economics of Planning, Journal of African Economies, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Comparative Economics, European Economic Review, Thunderbird, World Economy, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Economic Analysis.


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(With J. Le Grand; and contributor) Market Socialism, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1989.

(With M. Cave) Competition and Competition Policy in Eastern Europe, Frances Pinter, 1993.

Privatisation in Eastern Europe, Longman (New York, NY), 1994.

(With J. Brada, A. Gelb, and I. J. Singh) Restructuring and Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe, M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1995.

(With A. Marin) Essential Readings in Economics, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1995.

(With P. M. Holmes) Competition and EconomicIntegration in Europe, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 1998.

(With P. Hare and J. Batt) Reconstituting the Market:The Political Economy of Micro-Economic Transformation, Harwood Academic Press, 1999.

(With A. Bohm and M. Simoneti) The Governance ofPrivatization Funds, Edward Elgar Publishing (Northampton, MA), 1999.

Foreign Direct Investment in Central Eastern Europe:Case Studies in Firms in Transition, M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), in press.


Business Strategy Review, member of editorial board, 1992-96, editor, 1996-98; associate editor, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, 1988-91, and Annals of Public and Cooperative Economy, 1988-94; member of editorial board, Economic Analysis and Workers' Management, 1981-86, Journal of Comparative Economics, 1986-88 and 1999—, Comparative Economics Studies, 1995, and Economic Analysis,
1999—.

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