Patterns of Soviet economic decision-making
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Patterns of Soviet economic decision-making an inside view of the 1965 reform by Sergei Freidzon

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Published by Delphic Associates in Falls Church, VA (7700 Leesburg Pike, #250, Falls Church 22043) .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Central planning -- Soviet Union -- Decision making,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1959-1965 -- Decision making,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1966-1970 -- Decision making

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Edition Notes

StatementSergei Freidzon.
SeriesThe Delphic emigre series
LC ClassificationsHC336.2 .F68 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 104 leaves ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2484631M
LC Control Number87405259

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