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The Soviet economy

an introduction.

by Nove, Alec.

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Published by F.A. Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1955-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      SeriesBooks that matter, Minerva series of students" handbooks,, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX336.2 .N62 1961
      The Physical Object
      Pagination328 p.
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5828270M
      LC Control Number61016579
      OCLC/WorldCa348983


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The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Economy. draws on personal experience and literary sources, including memoirs, as well as available economic data and analyses, to illustrate the reality of everyday life and of economic policy making in the post-war Soviet Union.

The author argues that the Soviet economic system was capable of producing economic 4/5(2). Too often the collapse of the Soviet economy is seen as historically inevitably and therefore uninteresting, but Miller brings to life the actual events and choices that led to that collapse.

One of the interesting themes running through the book is how Soviet leaders in the s viewed the economic reforms that China was making at the same Cited by: 6. This book is a record of what happened, and it is also an analysis of the failure of Soviet economics as a concept.

B> Examines why the Soviet economic system fell apart and explores if the economy simply overreach itself through military spending. Although the Soviet economy was smaller than the United States’, the Soviets’ official numbers consistently projected a growth rate that would soon overtake their Cold War rival’s and, in doing so, validate the claimed inevitability of the socialist economic system on which it was built.

The book’s publication came shortly after. "Alienation and the Soviet Economy is a timely and highly prescient book takes on new significance with the collapse of Soviet-style economies throughout the world. It clearly merits the serious attention of a broad spectrum of educators, policymakers and interested laymen, and deserves a place in every respectable academic library and in many.

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. “Alienation and the Soviet Economy is a timely and highly prescient book takes on new significance with the collapse of Soviet-style economies throughout the world.

It clearly merits the serious attention of a broad spectrum of educators, policymakers and interested laymen, and deserves a place in every respectable academic library and in. The Soviet economy was a product of global wars and of the beliefs and technologies of the early twentieth century.

During its lifetime, many other countries made similar or greater social and economic gains with more consent and less violence. On its centenary, the Soviet economy should be remembered but not mourned.

The Soviet government was divided by bitter conflict, and Gorbachev, the ostensible Soviet autocrat, was unable to outmaneuver the interest groups that were threatened by his economic reforms.

Miller's analysis settles long-standing debates about the politics and economics of perestroika, transforming our understanding of the causes of the. In this book, Ed A. Hewett provides a detailed, scholarly guide that analyzes Soviet economic reforms.

Furthermore, the Soviet Union provided a great deal of aid to national liberation movements abroad but was surrounded by a predominantly capitalist and hostile European world. Economic stagnation would eventually ensue as the Soviet economy struggled to meet the rising expectations of the masses.

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 argued.

The Soviet weapons were produced in factories designed and built under the direction of American engineers in the s. Buy The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR (The New Cold War History) by Miller, Chris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). 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.

It is my pleasure to review this final volume in the seven-volume series The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, which began with the first volume published in by R.W.

Davies. The series provides a detailed account of the Soviet economy under Stalin from toa period that spans from the collectivization of agriculture to Germany.

Get this from a library. The Soviet economy. [James I Clark] -- Discusses the organization of the Soviet economy, its successes and failures, and proposals for change advanced by Mikhail Gorbachev; and explores relationships between the economy and science.

After all, the Soviet economy had sputtered along for over 60 years with little sign of disintegration, only stagnation. And the final collapse came only after Mikhail Gorbachev instituted "perestroika" and began the sort of market-based reforms that Western economists had been advocating for generations/5.

The Soviet government was divided by bitter conflict, and Gorbachev, the ostensible Soviet autocrat, was unable to outmaneuver the interest groups that were threatened by his economic reforms.

Miller's analysis settles long-standing debates about the politics and economics of perestroika, transforming our understanding of the causes of the Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

— Peter J. Boettke in an interview with The Best Schools () Books. Reviews and commentary The Political Economy of Soviet Socialism: The Formative Years, “ You will never get a better scholarly book on the Soviet economy than the one Boettke offers.

In the s the Soviet economy was growing at around 5% a year, faster than the United States. But productivity was low and stagnant. For that extra output, the Soviet Union was burning capital.

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.

The first edition of this seminal book in pointed out the fatal defects of Marxist theory that would lead to the collapse of the Soviet economy. In this revised edition, Paul Craig Roberts examines how reality triumphed over Marxist theory and the Pages: If I could load a time capsule with just one title and send it into the future to exhaustively explain the concept of the Soviet economy, it would be Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State, by Mark Harrison.

Here are the top. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Post-Soviet Economy: Soviet and Western Perspectives (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at.

Richard Sakwa, author of the book The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union: –, takes a dimmer view of the Brezhnev era by claiming that growth rates fell "inexorably" from the s until they stopped completely in the s. His reasoning for this stagnation was the growing demand for unskilled workers resulted in a decline of.

The Soviet economy is rapidly driving to maturity. The older technology of coal-steel-railroads which was especially well adapted to extensive development of unused natural resources is beginning to give way to more modern techniques which emphasize intensive development based on increased productivity.

But there was a more immediate explanation for the collapse of the Soviet Union provided by Yegor Gaidar, who had been acting prime minister of Russia from June of to December of and a key figure in the transformation of the Russian economy.

In his last work, Collapse of an Empire: Lessons for Modern Russia, published in Gaidar. The Soviet government was divided by bitter conflict, and Gorbachev, the ostensible Soviet autocrat, was unable to outmaneuver the interest groups that were threatened by his economic reforms.

Miller's analysis settles long-standing debates about the politics and economics of perestroika, transforming our understanding of the causes of the Cited by: 6.

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 : Philip Hanson.

Chris Miller talked about his book The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR, in which he discusses why the Soviet economy collapsed in the late s.

In both the conclusion to The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy and throughout his book, Miller emphasizes the important role of monetary policy and inflation in bringing down the USSR.

China, he states, was able to control its inflationary issues – whereas the Soviet Union, held down by powerful industrial interests, was not.

Please join us for a talk with Chris Miller, Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University, about his book The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR (The University of North Carolina Press, ).

For half a century the Soviet economy was inefficient but stable. Meltdown: Inside the Soviet Economy Cato Institute In this book Paul Craig Roberts and IPE Research Fellow Karen LaFollette contrast the exaggerated capabilities that the CIA and Soviet experts in the West attributed to the Soviet economy with the collapsing Soviet economy.

This book provides the most detailed and insightful assessment to date of the Russian transformation from a socialist economy to a market economy.

As a longtime specialist on the Soviet economy. Georgia's economy sustained GDP growth of more than 10% inbased on strong inflows of foreign investment, remittances, and robust government spending.

However, GDP growth slowed following the August conflict with Russia, and sank to negative 4% in as foreign direct investment and workers' remittances declined in the wake of.

The Soviet economy and society stagnated in the decades following Stalin's rule, until General Secretary Mikhail GORBACHEV () introduced glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring) in an attempt to modernize communism, but his initiatives inadvertently released forces that by December led to the dissolution of the USSR into.

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Efficiency by Ed A. Hewett (, Hardcover) at the. market economy is superior to Soviet economy Other portions of this book explain the inefficiency of schooling, esp. its biological basis. Personal anecdotes show how. If the isolation of the Soviet system from world trade and competition has retarded the economy and distorted its parts, then the Soviet Union must open itself to the world, and learn from it and.

Malia does not mince words in his forthright and illuminating book: what Soviet history—“seventy years on the road to nowhere”—was about was socialism.

The key to understanding the doleful Soviet experience is the Marxist dream: to construct a free and prosperous society .on the Soviet Union For example, Ikle argues that the ‘Soviet system, in harness with communism, destroyed the Soviet economy and thus hastened the self- destruction of the Soviet empire’.

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