Planned Economies: Confronting the Challenges of the 1980s
World congress for Central and East European studies, International Committee for Soviet and East European Studies, World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies (3, 1985, Washington, DC), American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
Cambridge University Press, 1988 - Business & Economics - 191 pages
This 1989 collection of ten essays, originally published in 1989, by leading scholars of the time from five countries brings together some of the most important economic contributions to the Third World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies. First published at a time when the eastern bloc in general was confronting major economic problems, the essays in this volume combine both topicality and detailed scholarly analysis, addressing such significant topics as energy conservation, regional development and technological innovation. Although written primarily from an economic standpoint, both the approach and language used should be accessible to scholars in the related fields of politics and development studies, for whom the questions raised in this volume are likewise of great importance.
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The Soviet investment process and capitallabor substitution
Selffinancing in Soviet industry
Information computers and Soviet economic management
Structural changes in the natural resource sector
Energy imports and conservation in the GDR measures results and problems
The Soviet petroleum refining industry need for restructuring
The implications of Soviet natural resources in the world economy retrospective and prospect
Problems of national and international integration
Interregional economic integration the Yugoslav case
Eastern Europes trade problems between the USSR and the West
More joint enterprises within the CMEA
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