This book is ideal for students studying a key period of Soviet economic history. It brings together and makes available the results of the latest research on Soviet industrialization, using a vast amount of primary evidence, and the methods of quantitative economic analysis. Leading scholars in the field analyze the Soviet economy sector by sector, from agriculture to defense and technology, and look at the key indicators of economic health over the period: employment, national income, exports, and population trends. The book concludes with two chapters comparing the Russian economy at war under tsarism and communism.It was much greater in the first five-year plan than in the second and third, rising from 3.12 million in 1928 to 6.01 million ... Similarly, while the third five-year plan envisaged a rise of 17 per cent, 42 the increase during the three completed years anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Economic Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913-1945|
|Author||:||Robert William Davies, Mark Harrison, S. G. Wheatcroft|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1994|