Economic trends in the Soviet Union.

Edited by Abram Bergson and Simon Kuznets. by Abram Bergson

Publisher: Harvard University Press in Cambridge

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Outgrowth of a conference held at Princeton, N.J., on May 6-8, 1961; sponsored by the Committee on Economic Growth of the Social Science Research Council. Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsKuznets, Simon Smith, 1901-, Social Science Research Council. Committee on Economic Growth
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Paginationxiv, 392 p. diagr. ;
Number of Pages392
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Get this from a library. Economic trends in the Soviet Union. [Abram Bergson; Simon Kuznets; Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Economic Growth.] -- Outgrowth of a conference held at Princeton, N.J., on Maysponsored by the Committee on Economic Growth of the Social Science Research Council.

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Combining skilful economic, political and social analysis, The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Economy provides a fascinating insight into the decline of the Soviet Union.

Philip Hanson is Emeritus Professor of the Political Economy of Russia and Eastern Europe at The University of Birmingham.4/5(2). This book provides a comprehensive survey of Soviet economic development from to in the context of the pre-revolutionary economy.

In these years the Soviet Union was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power/5. Censorship in the Soviet Union was pervasive and strictly enforced. Censorship was performed in two main directions: State secrets were handled by the General Directorate for Economic trends in the Soviet Union.

book Protection of State Secrets in the Press (also known as Glavlit), which was in charge of. Starting inwith Joseph Stalin's rise to power, a command economy characterized by totalitarian control over political, social, and economic life would define the Soviet Union for most of.

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The volume also contains an assessment of the prospects for future by: The Soviet Union's relatively small consumer sector accounted for just under 60% of the country's GDP in while the industrial and agricultural sectors contributed 22% and 20% respectively in Agriculture was the predominant occupation in the Soviet Union before the massive industrialization under Joseph ascensionproducers.comcy: Soviet ruble (SUR).

Emphasis is placed on one of the principal trends in Soviet economics in the post-Stalin period: mathematical economics. This book is comprised of six chapters and begins with a discussion on the development of the economic-mathematical trend in the USSR.

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Traces the economic development of the Soviet Union from war communism through the five-year plans and collectivization to the beginning of the Gorbachev reforms and the final disintegrationCited by: Economic Trends in the Soviet Union.

Edited by Abram Bergson Simon Kuznets. Available from De Gruyter Find at a Library» Cite This Book» Permalink. Economic trends in the Soviet Union. book News. Capital and Ideology author Thomas Piketty warned New Statesman of “another economic crash. Leading scholars in the field analyze the Soviet economy sector by sector, from agriculture to defense and technology, and look at the key indicators of economic health over the period: employment, national income, exports, and population trends.

The book concludes with two chapters comparing the Russian economy at war under tsarism and communism. Jan 30,  · Research into the economy and economic history of the Soviet Union has a distinguished pedigree.

In the late s and s, the émigré research group Kabinet prof. Prokopovicha, located first in Berlin and then in Prague, produced a regular Biulleten′ until it dispersed in the spring of at the time of the German invasion of Czechoslovakia. The members of the forum discussed the difficulties of the Soviet Union turning into a market economy.

The importance of a free market for economic growth was stressed. Recent events in the Soviet. This report on recent planning reforms in the Soviet Union stems from a larger study of the evolution on the Soviet planning system. The earliest period was covered in Planification de la croissance et fluctuations économiques en U.R.S.S., Volume I:published in Paris in and since translated into English for publication by The University of North Carolina Press in the near future.

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The reasons for uniformity and diversity in Soviet economics are analyzed, along with the structure of this diversity, the paradoxes in its development Book Edition: 1. This is in his book "Economic Trends in the Soviet Union." In addition to this, the Soviets used labor resources efficiently as well.

Employment only grew % annually in the period, % annually in the s, and % annually in the s. growth of industrial production in the soviet union by g.

warren university of nutter virginia assisted by israel borenstein and adam kaufman a study by the national bureau of economic research published by princeton university press princeton, new jersey @article{osti_, title = {Trends in the Soviet oil and gas industry}, author = {Campbell, R.W.}, abstractNote = {The rising prices of energy now worrying most nations of the world have intensified interest in the Soviet oil and gas industry and its role in the world market.

The United States has a special interest in the matter because of. Economic theory must distinguish between publicly owned and privately owned property if it is to account for the effect of institutions on the behavior of in. This book is also the first fully to describe the proposals of Soviet economist Evsei Liberman, and it places in proper perspective the role which he played in effecting the economic reforms announced by Kosygin in September and October ofa role that has received wide attention in the Western press but that both the author and Liberman.

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