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Readings on the Soviet economy.

Franklyn D. Holzman

Readings on the Soviet economy.

by Franklyn D. Holzman

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Published by Rand McNally in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesRand McNally economics series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC335 .H59
      The Physical Object
      Pagination763 p.
      Number of Pages763
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5849276M
      LC Control Number62008953
      OCLC/WorldCa227798

      Marxist-Leninist economic theory is creatively developed in the resolutions of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and of the fraternal Communist Parties and the works of the pupils and companions-in-arms of Lenin and Stalin-the leaders of these parties, who have enriched economic science with new conclusions and propositions on the basis. There is, therefore, substantial need for a systematic general survey of Soviet society as a whole, of social organization and patterns of interaction over the entire range of institntions and settings which make up the Soviet system. We have attempted to approximate that. goal in this book of' readings.

      Conventional wisdom discounting a collapse U.S. analysts. Predictions of the Soviet Union's impending demise were discounted by many Western academic specialists, and had little impact on mainstream Sovietology. For example, Amalrik's book "was welcomed as a piece of brilliant literature in the West" but "virtually no one tended to take it at face value as a piece of political prediction.". - new publication of books. The soviet economy was inefficient and unproductive. Gorbachev introduced perestroika (economic restructuring). Local managers gained greater authority of farms and factories Small private businesses were allowed to operate.

      The economic, political, and international profile of Central Asia has been the subject of much speculation since the region emerged from under the Soviet banner. This book offers systematic, informed analysis of developments in the newest of emerging market regions by a team of international experts, including leading in-country specialists.   Economic issues were the cornerstone of soviet ideology and the soviet system, and economic issues brought the whole system crashing down in This book is a record of what happened, and it is also an analysis of the failure of Soviet economics as a concept.


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I followed the debates of the time on the condition of the Soviet Union closely, even to the extent of visiting Lithuania in and to make proposals for monetary reform (eventually adopted in ). From my perspective, Shelton’s book was bold and original.

There has been widespread interest in the Soviet economy ever since the Bolshevik Revolution of November, The Soviet leaders radically changed the organization of Russian economic activity — introducing objectives, institutions, mechanisms of control, forms of organization, and the like, which, until the development of parallel organizations in eastern Europe and China after World War.

Get this from a library. The Soviet economy: a book of readings. [Morris Bornstein;] -- The economic system of the Soviet Union is of vital interest not merely because the USSR is a world superpower but also because the Soviets offer their economic development strategy and system as a.

The Soviet Economy: A Book of Readings. By Morris Bornstein, Daniel R. Fusfeld. Read preview. Excerpt. Leon M.

Herman. The fact that the present Soviet leadership is continuing the policy of rapid economic growth through massive doses of capital investment is indicated by the Seven-Year Plan adopted early in / Z.M. Fallenbuchl --Economic planning in the USSR / R.W.

Davies --Pressure and planning in the Soviet economy / Herbert S. Levine Readings on the Soviet economy. book consistency of Soviet plans / Michael Ellman --Soviet price theory and policy / Morris Bornstein --Finance and banking in the USSR / George Garvy --Managerial incentives and decisionmaking: a comparison of.

Basic features of Soviet economic planning How does the Soviet economy function without a free market. / Z.M. Fallenbuchl Economic planning in the USSR / R.W. Davies Pressure and planning in the Soviet economy / Herbert S. Levine The consistency of Soviet plans / Michael Ellman --II.

How the Soviet economy operates OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages 23 cm. Contents: National economic planning: the soviet experience / P.A. Baran --Marxism and the Soviet economy / J.S. Berliner --How does the Soviet economy function without a free market?/ Z.M.

Fallenbucht --The centralized planning of supply in Soviet industry / H.S. Levine --The Soviet price system / M. Bornstein --The problem of financial.

In reading his travelogue, one gathers that he may have gleaned more from observing the surrounding conversations than he let on – more than, importantly, his Soviet guides realized at the time.

Born in Topeka, Kansas, to a Jewish mother who was widowed around the time of his birth, Nutter grew up in tight economic circumstances. The economy of the Soviet Union was based on state ownership of the means of production, collective farming, and industrial highly centralized Soviet-type economic planning was managed by the administrative-command Soviet economy was characterized by state control of investment, a dependence on natural resources, shortages, public ownership of industrial.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bornstein, Morris, Soviet economy. Homewood, Ill., R.D. Irwin, (OCoLC) Document Type.

The Soviet Economy book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published inThe Soviet Economy is a well informed wo /5.

The Soviet economy; a book of readings by Bornstein, Morris, comp; Fusfeld, Daniel Roland, joint comp. Publication date Topics Soviet Union -- Economic conditions --Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- Publisher Homewood, Ill., Pages: Animal Spirits makes for slightly heavier reading than some of the books on this list, but it’s also one of the most important ones.

The book discusses the role played by emotions in economic decision making, which is really interesting, and at the same time gives an excellent overview of basic Keynesian ideas, which is extremely useful if. Read A Study of the Soviet Economy: 3-Volume Set: Vols by International Monetary Fund for online ebook.

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Economic issues were the cornerstone of soviet ideology and the soviet system, and economic issues brought the whole system crashing down in This book is a record of what happened, and it is also an analysis of the failure of Soviet economics as a s: 2. “The Soviet economy was an unquestionable success in its early years.” Socialists all over the world, but especially in the United States and the West, should read this book if they are interested in countering anti-Soviet dogma while maintaining a sober analysis of what led to the Soviet Union’s demise.

The U.S. and Western world are. Translators live in the shadow of the authors they recreate in their chosen language. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the evolution and operation of the Soviet economy, its external economic relations, and the challenges it faces in the next decade.

The selections describe the nature and difficulties of Soviet economic planning and the wide range of legal and illegal unplanned activities in the. I was studying Kornai's book while also reading Vasily Grossman's Life And Fate (Vintage Classic Russians Series) (Orange Inheritance Book 2) ' and it was extraordinary how Kornai's general principles were exactly replicated in the experiences of Grossman's characters.

Yet I Reviews: 5. This book describes the creation of a new economy in the Soviet Union from to The Red Army defeated the Germans in World War II with equipment produced by that economy and not with masses of untrained men as has been often s: 3.

A more detailed book on the use of western industrial technology (especially American) to modernize the Soviet economy in the s is "Western Technology & Soviet Economic Development - " by Anthony Sutton. Sutton usually has his own ideological biases in his books but I thought this one was pretty s: 3.

This should be read prior to reading this author's latest offering, Putinomics. It takes the China-Russia perspective, rather than the America-Russia perspective. Its main themes are repeated too often, but the author may have felt that necessary to get across to many fast-paced skip-readers.

This book is well-worth a slower, closer s: The economic dimension is at the very heart of the Russian story in the twentieth century. Economic issues were the cornerstone of soviet ideology and the soviet system, and economic issues brought the whole system crashing down in This book is a record of what happened, and it is also an analysis of the failure of Soviet economics as a concept.