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economics of Soviet railroad policy

Holland Hunter

economics of Soviet railroad policy

by Holland Hunter

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Published by Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Holland Hunter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 84/1946 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination227, 14 leaves (some folded) ; 30 cm.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2915744M
LC Control Number84147696

Economic restructuring policy introduced by Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev during the s that contributed, unintentionally, to the breakup of the Soviet Union. family values Values promoted by the Religious Right, including support for the traditional nuclear family and opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion. Economic Policy Change in Soviet Union From to The period - saw little change in the Russian economy, although attempts were made at reform by Khrushchev, for example, with his 'Virgin Lands' scheme. I believe that economic policy did not change between the years - but.

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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 concept.4/5(2).

In the mids, a prominent component of Russian foreign policy was recovery of military and economic influence in as many CIS nations as possible. Along Russia's southern borders, post-independence instability offered opportunities to retain a military presence in the name of "peacekeeping" among warring factions or nations.

Filed under: Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- Building Socialism in Bolshevik Russia: Ideology and Industrial Organization, (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, c), by Thomas F. Remington (page images at Pitt). Here again appears as useful the model of Soviet economics developed by Abram Feldman, which explored the interaction between capital and labor and how extra capital in a poor country like the s USSR could lead to a positive feedback loop effect if invested in heavy industry (i.e.

production of more 'capital'), since every unit of capital Cited by: An Analysis of Soviet Railway Operation Ernest W. Williams, Jr. Chapter in NBER book Freight Transportation in the Soviet Union, Including Comparisons with the United States (), Ernest W.

Williams, Jr. 89 - ) Published in by Princeton University PressAuthor: Jr. Ernest W. Williams. Long ago I heard a lecturer tell us that The Financial Times was the best newspaper (in the UK at least), but it had an angle on the world that was particular to itself - the day after a school bus crashed on the motorway their headline was that the share-price of the company which had economics of Soviet railroad policy book the brakes on that bus had dipped, rather than tragedy of dead children /5.

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Soviet Economic Structure and PerformanceReviews: 2. The history of the Chinese Eastern Railway played an integral role in Sino-Soviet relations throughout the s. The railway was a key part of the negotiations that culminated with the Sino-Soviet Friendship Treaty and marked the high point of Sino-Soviet cooperation.

A massive investigation of economic history in the service of proposing a political order to overcome inequality. Readers who like their political manifestoes in manageable sizes, à la Common Sense or The Communist Manifesto, may be overwhelmed by the latest from famed French economist Piketty (Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century: Inequality and Author: Steven E.

Landsburg. British historian Leonard Schapiro, writes in his book The Government and Politics of the Soviet Union, that the Presidium worked somewhat as an "Inner Cabinet" for policy-making. Historians Hough and Fainsod believed there to be a "great overlap" between the responsibilities and functions of the Central Committee, Secretariat and the Headquarters: Kremlin Senate, Moscow.

This book is ideal for students studying a key period of Soviet economic history. It brings together and makes available the results of the latest research on Soviet industrialization, using a vast amount of primary evidence, and the methods of quantitative economic analysis.

Leading scholars in the field analyze the Soviet economy sector by sector, from agriculture to defense and 5/5(1). WESTERN BOOKS ON PARTICULAR SECTORS OF THE SOVIET ECONOMY, Books on particular sectors of the Soviet economy other than external and Radical Reform in Soviet Defence Policy.

London: Macmillan, Malleret, Thierry, Conversion of the defense industry in the former Soviet Union. Boulder. () Her facts are better than her theory, however, in that argues that economics had little effect on recognition of the Soviet Union. The value in her book may lie mostly with he discussion of the conflict, agreement, and competition within business and industry, among prominent individuals such as Henry Ford and Armand Hammer and the role.

The Soviet currency (ruble) was non-convertible after (when trade in gold-convertible chervonets, introduced by Lenin in the New Economic Policy years, was suspended) until the late s.

It was impossible (both for citizens and state-owned businesses) to freely buy or sell foreign currency even though the "exchange rate" was set and Currency: Soviet ruble (SUR).

Railroad companies were given land to use and sell And huge loans, which were hardly repaid at all The rewards were for building the rails fast Bonuses for miles laid – shortest route was avoided They operated with high costs Like Soviet planning; results were inefficient Corruption was rampant The government subsidized ones went bankrupt.

I got a very useful reader’s report on the draft of my article on that I had submitted to the JCWS in December The reader thought I should look more deeply at the historical literature on Soviet policy at the time and suggested in particular that I should look at works by “Silvio Pons, Gerhard Wettig, Norman Naimark, Mark Kramer, Donal O'Sullivan, Jochen Laufer, David.

This book is ideal for students studying a key period of Soviet economic history. It brings together and makes available the results of the latest research on Soviet industrialization, using a vast amount of primary evidence, and the methods of quantitative economic analysis/5(1).

Soviet economy Industrialization under Stalin. Beginning inthe course of the Soviet Union's economy was guided by a series of five-year the s, the Soviet Union had rapidly evolved from a mainly agrarian society into a major industrial power. By the s the Soviet Union entered the Era of complex demands of the modern economy.

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