Abstract: The objectives of this paper could be brought to three. First, a methodological one, to
explain how economic knowledge disseminates and what its channels are, as well as the basic
transmission mechanisms of economic theory in Bulgaria after the disintegration of the socialist bloc.
Second, a purely informational objective, to present the major topics and issues studied over the period
1989-2009, and, of course, the economists working on them. And a third and parallel task to interpret
theoretically the development of the Bulgarian economic thought during that period, its character and
JEL classifications numbers: B20, B41, P20, P50
Key words: economic thought, economic knowledge, post-communist economy, Bulgaria