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Overview

An important contribution to the understanding of the economic and political forces that shaped Russia's transformation to a market economy. Aslund's personal knowledge of the economists, politicians, and bureaucrats who played the leading roles is unsurpassed among Western scholars.
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Aslund (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; economic advisor, Ukranian government) details Russia's transformation from a socialist economy to a market economy, covering the period from formation of the reform government in November 1991 to early 1995. He analyzes the original intentions of the government, its accomplishments, and why reforms fell short. He argues that the Russian transformation hasn't been quick enough. Includes a chronology and brief notes on key people, plus numerous tables. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815704256
  • Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Series: Integrating National Economies Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 325
  • Lexile: 1310L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Preconditions of Economic Reform 26
3 Formation of a Reform Program 53
4 Relations With Other Former Soviet Republics 102
5 Liberalization 137
6 Macroeconomic Stabilization 174
7 Privatization 223
8 Conclusions 272
Abbreviations 317
Chronology 319
Cast of Characters 321
Endnotes 327
Index 369
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