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Russia"s Virtual Economy

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Published by Brookings Institution Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy),
  • Economic policy,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Structural adjustment (Economi,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Russia,
  • General,
  • International - Economics,
  • 1991-,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Russia (Federation)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8049940M
ISBN 100815731116
ISBN 109780815731115

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  Clifford Gaddy's and Barry Ickes' paradigm of the "virtual economy" has fundamentally changed the way people think about Russia's economy. Circulated at the highest levels of the Russian and U.S. governments and reported in leading publications worldwide, their thesis--that Russia's economy is based on illusion or pretense about nearly every important economic yardstick, including Author: Clifford G. Gaddy. Get this from a library! Russia's virtual economy. [Clifford G Gaddy; Barry W Ickes] -- Annotation Clifford Gaddy's and Barry Ickes' paradigm of the "virtual economy" has fundamentally changed the way people think about Russia's economy. Circulated at the highest levels of the Russian.   The assumption behind the International Monetary Fund's recent bailout of Russia is that the country is gradually reforming its economy according to market principles. But Russia's economy is much smaller than official figures suggest. Workers, the government, and industry all accept the myth that the manufacturing sector produces value, when in fact what it makes is worth less than the labor Cited by: Get this from a library! Russia's virtual economy. [Clifford G Gaddy; Barry William Ickes] -- "Clifford G. Caddy and Barry W. Ickes examine how the Russian economy has evolved into a mutant form that combines elements of the market with institutions and behaviors that have a distinct.

  Clifford Gaddy's and Barry Ickes' paradigm of the ""virtual economy"" has fundamentally changed the way people think about Russia's economy. Circulated at the highest levels of the Russian and U.S. governments and reported in leading publications worldwide, their thesis--that Russia's economy is based on illusion or pretense about nearly every important economic yardstick, including /5(9). Clifford Gaddy's and Barry Ickes' paradigm of the ""virtual economy"" has fundamentally changed the way people think about Russia's economy. Circulated at the highest levels of the Russian and U.S. governments and reported in leading publications worldwide, their thesis--that Russia's economy is based on illusion or pretense about nearly every important economic yardstick, including prices. Clifford Gaddy's and Barry Ickes' paradigm of the "virtual economy" has fundamentally changed the way people think about Russia's economy. Circulated at the highest levels of the Russian and U.S. governments and reported in leading publications worldwide, their thesis--that Russia's economy is based on illusion or pretense about nearly every. His earlier books include “Russia’s Virtual Economy” (Brookings Institution Press, ) and “The Siberian Curse” (Brookings Institution Press, ). His current book project is.

  Tom Bjorkman is a federal executive fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies program at the Brookings Institution. He is a former deputy chief and managing editor of the President's Daily Brief and former research director for the Office of Russian and Eurasian Analysis at the CIA, and a former special advisor to the ambassador-at-large for the New Independent States at the U.S. Department of : Tom Bjorkman. Downloadable! The essence of the modern Russian socio-economic transformation - in the modernization of the Russian economy, in its transition from the industrial system in the modern post-industrial. This is a well-known practice of the economic problem solved similar problems in Western countries s. And then they, and we are now solving this problem is not smoothly go through the Author: Vladimir Mau.   In the 10 years from to , Russian GDP grew by 94% and per capita GDP doubled. The value of the economy rose from $ billion in to a peak of $ trillion in A quick little review: It turns out that this book is based on a brilliant World War II documentary that I watched some years ago. Somehow I never made the connection: the documentary is called Russia's War: Blood Upon the Snow, whereas the book is only Russia's War. Now, what I did while reading this book was to read one chapter (they are each around pages long), and then to watch the /5.