Privatisation in Russia: Hard Choice, First Results, New Targets
206 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2014
Date Written: February 4, 2014
The privatisation wave that spread all over the world in the 1980s at last reached the shores of Russia in the 1990s and near the bastions of the administrative system it came to rest in a rather indecisive way. If in the 1980s the issue of privatisation was of real interest only for a narrow circle of academics, and again only as it was applicable to the nations of the West and the developing nations, the autumn of 1990 in Russia was a starting point for extremely vigorous deliberations over an acceptable model of privatisation for domestic needs.
Keywords: Russian economy, perestroika, privatization
JEL Classification: H82, K11, L32, L33
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