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A Biographical Dictionary Of Russian And Soviet Economists

Author : Robert Campbell
ISBN : 9781136278266
Genre : Business & Economics
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Despite the restrictions on their work and actions, the economists of the Soviet period produced a great deal of bold and important work. With the erosion of the old Stalinist controls, economists in the Soviet Union themselves became very interested in the history of their profession, not least in order to find authentic voices that might offer reinforcement or counterpoint to the policy analyses and recommendations with which policy makers in the transition countries are today being bombarded. This major new reference work pulls together many years of research in order to present a bio-bibliographic dictionary of Russian and Soviet economists, many of whom have previously had no coherent record compiled of their careers, achievements and wider significance. Through exploring this rich tradition of economic thought, we can go some way in understanding the role of economists in the functioning of the Soviet system, as well as bringing previously forgotten work to light, raising new questions, and providing a memorial to those who suffered as a result of the system. This hugely detailed and important new volume takes into account all the nuances of the story of Russian and Soviet economic thought, such as regional issues, the reform and transition to a market economy, and the economic output of non-economists. Featuring nearly 500 entries, and including a detailed contextual introduction, this landmark volume will be a vitally important reference work for all those with an interest in the history of economic thought, the history of economics and Russian and Soviet history more generally.
Category: Business & Economics

Who S Who In Russia Today

Author : Ulrich-Joachim Schulz-Torge
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004385345
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the wake of the 1991 coup, the fifteen former Soviet republics have changed their borders along with their leadership. While many Communist authorities were replaced, some have assumed new roles under more democratic banners of other parties. Leaders of "shadow" institutions, once outlawed, have emerged to play key roles in their new governments, or in society at large. WHO'S WHO IN RUSSIA TODAY provides up-to-date research on the 2,100 personalities who are deciding the future of Russia--its political & economic restructuring & social & cultural changes. Biographees are active in the political arena (both state & federal levels) as well as the media, religion, science & technology, & academia in all fifteen republics: Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan Republic, Georgia, Moldova, Estonia, Latvia, & Lithuania. Documenting figures who assumed office as recently as August 1993, WHO'S WHO IN RUSSIA TODAY is a "must-have" directory for journalists, political leaders, diplomats, & teachers tracking the new leadership of the former Soviet Empire.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Biographical Dictionary Of Central And Eastern Europe In The Twentieth Century

Author : Wojciech Roszkowski
ISBN : 9781317475934
Genre : Business & Economics
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Drawing on newly accessible archives as well as memoirs and other sources, this biographical dictionary documents the lives of some two thousand notable figures in twentieth-century Central and Eastern Europe. A unique compendium of information that is not currently available in any other single resource, the dictionary provides concise profiles of the region's most important historical and cultural actors, from Ivo Andric to King Zog. Coverage includes Albania, Belarus, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Moldova, Ukraine, and the countries that made up Yugoslavia.
Category: Business & Economics


Author : Patt Leonard
ISBN : 156324750X
Genre : History
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This bibliography, first published in 1957, provides citations to North American academic literature on Europe, Central Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States and the former Soviet Union. Organised by discipline, it covers the arts, humanities, social sciences, life sciences and technology.
Category: History

Maryland Biographical Dictionary

Author : Jan Onofrio
ISBN : 9780403098231
Genre : History
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Maryland Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Maryland. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.
Category: History