Perestroika and the Economy: New Thinking in Soviet Economics

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Many shades of opinion are evident in this anthology of recent articles on such topics as central planning, the market mechanism, the property system, prices, incentives, and issues of equity. Some of the authors advocate radical change, and others call for adjustments.
 

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Contents

Restructuring the Management of the Economy
3
Restructuring and the Enterprise
21
The Rebirth of SmallScale Commodity Production
45
Competition and Democratization
60
The Participation of Working People in the Management of Production as a Factor in Heightening Labor Activism
78
PLAN AND MARKET
89
A New Conception of Centralism
91
Where Are the Pirogi Meatier?
99
Improving Consumer Prices
145
LABOR INCENTIVES
157
Scarcity or Surplus?
159
Restructuring the System of Payment of Labor
176
Social Development and Economic Growth
195
PROPERTY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
215
The Structure and Forms of Socialist Property
217
The Distribution Mechanism and Social Justice
233

Is It Possible to Be A Little Pregnant?
104
Why Are You Pushing?
111
The Difficult Road of Cognition
116
PRICE REFORM
125
Product Mix Price Profit
127
BARRIERS TO REFORM
249
The Reform of the Economic Mechanism
251
Economics and Common Sense
267
About the Editors
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