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Questions tagged [nationalization]

Questions relating to the transfer of assets/companies from the private sector to the public sector (state ownership/control).

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Did the Nazi regime resort to any nationalizations?

I'm aware that the "national socialist" (Nazi) party was by most accounts only socialist in name, e.g.: Unfortunately for [Otto Strasser], he had taken seriously not only the word “socialist” but ...
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Why aren't nationalizations in Russia described as socialist?

I read in a 2015 PIIE brief titled "Russia’s Economy under Putin: From Crony Capitalism to State Capitalism" that: After nationalizing Yukos, the Russian government started taking control of ...
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How did Poland and Hungary manage to take over (nationalize) mandatory private pensions without breaking private property right?

Mandatory private pensions are still in focus in Romania after the Government thought about suspending contributions to them: The Government may suspend the contributions to mandatory private ...
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Why would a Government choose to nationalize private pensions funds?

In April 2017, Romania’s financial regulator slaps heavy sanctions on NN for spreading rumors about pension fund nationalization. So, the simple fact of spreading such information led to a severe ...