The Economics of Russian Transition

The Economics of Russian Transition

by Yegor Gaidar (Editor)

Hardcover

$130.00

Overview

Russian analysts discuss postcommunist economic transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780262072199
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 05/09/2003
Pages: 1056
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Yegor Gaidar (1956–2009) was a Russian economist and politician and a key architect of economic reforms in Russia's transition to a market economy.

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Andrei Shleifer

Unlike many recent bombastic and fact-free accounts of Russian reforms, this book presents a sober, balanced, and informed picture of the Yeltsin era. It will be of great value to anyone wishing to understand what really happened in Russia.

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"Unlike many recent bombastic and fact-free accounts of Russian reforms, this book presents a sober, balanced, and informed picture of the Yeltsin era. It will be of great value to anyone wishing to understand what really happened in Russia." Andrei Shleifer, Professor ofEconomics, Harvard University, and author of Without a Map: Political Tactics and Economic Reform inRussia

"This is a monumental, well-informed, and insightful book by top Russian economists,explaining the course of Russian transition. It is a must-read for those who want to understand modern Russia's economy." Anders Åslund, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for InternationalPeace

"This is a monumental, well informed, and insightful book by top Russian economists,explaining the course of Russian transition. It is a must-read for those who want to understand modern Russia's economy."—Anders Åslund, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment forInternational Peace

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