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Soviet post-war economic development.

Abram Bergson

Soviet post-war economic development.

by Abram Bergson

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Published by Almquist & Wiksell International in Stockholm .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWicksell lectures 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p.
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21035083M

The Japanese economic miracle is known as Japan's record period of economic growth between the post-World War II era to the end of the Cold War. During the economic boom, Japan rapidly became the world's second largest economy. By the s, Japan's demographics began stagnating and the workforce was no longer expanding as it did in the previous decades, despite per-worker productivity . sources of the Soviet Union, the advantages afforded by the system of an organized and planned national economy and the latest technical achievements, a higher rate of economic development than that yet attained by modern capitalist countries" (The Soviet Union Looks Ahead, New York, , p. 7; the translation has been slightly corrected).

Taking the Soviet collapse - the most cataclysmic event of the recent past - as a case study, this text engages students in the exercise of historical analysis, interpretation and explanation. In exploring the question posed by the title, the author introduces and applies such organizing concepts as great power conflict, imperial decline, revolution, ethnic conflict, colonialism, economic 4/5(1). Chapter II. Post-war reconstruction and development in the Golden Age of Capitalism. world economy. This chapter will discuss the economic and social issues of the period.

The post–World War II economic expansion, also known as the golden age of capitalism and the postwar economic boom or simply the long boom, was a broad period of worldwide economic expansion beginning after World War II and ending with the – recession. The United States, Soviet Union, Western European and East Asian countries in particular experienced unusually high .   For all these reasons, was a favorable jumping-off point for the European economy. Looking back on the extraordinary economic progress of .


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A new chapter was added which covers the post-war decade from the end of the war to the announcement of the Sixth Year Plan.

This book provides a comprehensive survey of Soviet economic development from to in the context of the pre-revolutionary economy. In these years the Soviet Union negotiated the first stages of modern industrialisation and then, after the defeat of Nazi Germany and its allies, emerged as one of the two world : R.

Davies. THIS is the second volume of an empirical study of the relationship between Western technology and entrepreneurship and the economic growth of the Soviet Union.

The continuing transfer of skills and technology to the Soviet Union through the medium of foreign firms and engineers in the period to can only be characterized as extraordinary/5(12). The Soviet Economy, Its Life and Afterlife We think of Russia before the Bolshevik Revolution as a poor country, and this was so by the standards of other great powers.

Inas Figure 1 shows, Russia was far behind the global frontier marked by the United States. But by another standard, that of economic development aroundFile Size: KB. The Soviet Union after Economic Recovery and Political Repression The story of the Soviet Union’s postwar years appears almost as remarkable as the story of the war.1 The USSR came to victory in only after first coming close to total defeat.

In the File Size: KB. The Soviet economy, Its life and afterlife. Mark Harrison 07 November Russia’s Soviet era was distinguished not by economic growth or human development, but by the use of the economy to build national power.

On the centenary of the Bolshevik revolution ofthis column shows that while the education of women and better survival rates of children improved opportunities for many citizens, Soviet Russia.

This article analyses GDP over time in the post-Soviet republics over the – period. Its aim is to characterise the evolution of the economies of each country with respect to opportunities for mutual co-operation. Particular features of each country are identified in terms of GDP structure and by: 2.

The result is a puzzle: across most of Europe there was a clear association between post-war prosperity and economic and social reforms, but not in the Soviet Union.

A closer look at Soviet post-war institutions in the late s suggests that if anything they were more centralized, militarized, secretive, and punitive than in the late by: 7. This book aims to provide a comprehensive statistical picture of the Russian economic development covering the Imperial, Soviet, and New Russian periods.

The authors have reconstructed Russian socio-economic statistics from both published and archival materials. The book gives concise descriptions. At first, the Soviet Union experienced rapid economic growth.

While the lack of open markets providing price signals and incentives to direct economic activity led to waste and economic.

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This book provides a comprehensive survey of Soviet economic development from to in the context of the pre-revolutionary economy.

In these years the Soviet Union was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power/5. Focusing on the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic, Kalinovsky places the Soviet development of central Asia in a global context. Connecting high politics and intellectual debates with the life histories and experiences of peasants, workers, scholars, and engineers, Laboratory of Socialist Development shows how these men and women negotiated Soviet economic and cultural projects in the decades 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 concept. The economy of the Soviet Union was based on a system of state ownership of the means of production, collective farming, industrial manufacturing and centralized administrative Soviet economy was characterized by state control of investment, a dependence on natural resources, shortages, public ownership of industrial assets, macroeconomic stability, negligible unemployment, high Currency: Soviet ruble (SUR).

This book follows on from the author’s volume Russian Economic Development and although it encompasses some of the same material it charts the history and progress of the Soviet economy down to the efforts at reconstruction after The Second World War. A new chapter was added which covers the post-war decade from the end of the war to the announcement of the Sixth Year : Taylor And Francis.

INTRODUCTION The relationship between war and economic development is not one that has attracted much empirical investigation, except as part of the need to assess the prospects for post-war economic recovery.t This tends to promote an insistence upon the costs of war, as evident in the loss of human life and destruction of fixed by: 1.

The Cold War covers a lot of time and a lot of territory, but here are a few selections to get you started. Anne Applebaum, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe - Iron Curtain is an inside look at how the Soviet Union created.Tony Judt's 'Postwar' makes one lament the overuse of the word 'groundbreaking.' It is an unprecedented accomplishment; the first truly European history of contemporary Europe, from Lisbon to Leningrad, based on research in six languages, covering thirty-four countries across sixty years in a single integrated narrative, using a great deal of material from newly available sources/5(16).

Antony Western technology and Soviet economic development, to Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.