A Study of the Soviet Economy, Volumes 1-3

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International Monetary Fund, 1991 - Soviet Union - 408 pages
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Contents

I Environment
vi
Re6neries
5
The planned economy and the environment
7
MediumTerm Outlook
8
Policy and institutional responses
10
Conclusions and recommendations
21
2 Distribution
31
Reform efforts
41
Refineries
193
Electricity
194
Energy intensity and efficiency
198
Energy trade
200
Environment and safety problems
204
Energy technology
210
Summary and recommendations for the energy sector
212
Tables to Chapter V 6
220

3 Transport
55
Railways
61
Roads and road freight transport
74
Urban and road passenger transport
86
Air transport
90
Waterborne transport
95
Tables to Chapter V 3
104
4 Telecommunications
123
Structure of the telecommunications sector
124
Services
125
The infrastructure
127
Economic and financial indicators
129
MPTs development strategy
130
Main recommendations
133
Table to Chapter V 4
135
5 Agriculture
137
Pricing and subsidies
141
The reform of pricing policy and reduction of subsidies
147
Agroindustrial issues and privatization
150
Privatization of state and collective farms
155
Credit and investment
162
Technical assistance
168
Tables to Chapter V 5
171
6 Energy
181
Prices and incentives
183
Fuels production
186
6
187
Energy Complex
221
6 11 Experience with Energy Price Controls and Energy Market Management in Industrial Countries
229
Chapter ion and s 0
233
Aluminum
239
Copper
245
Gold
250
Iron ore
255
Lead and zinc
260
Nickel
265
Some general issues
268
Conclusions and recommendations
272
Tables to Chapter V 7
276
Chapter
285
The reform process and the impact of recent reforms
296
A market economy for improved industrial performance
302
Policies for sustainable improvement
305
Role for external assistance
312
Tables to Chapter V 8
314
9 Housing
317
Current housing conditions
318
Housing reforms as part of structural reforms
328
A strategy for marketoriented reforms
330
Organizing for marketoriented reforms
335
Tables to Chapter V 9
339
l
343
Tables
362

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Page 395 - Soviet Inflationary Pressures, 1928-1957: Causes and Cures," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol.
Page 395 - April 1990, 32(12), pp. 88-97. ludin, I. Economic Aspects of Reducing the Armed Forces and Conversion of Military Production.

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