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Author Broeck, Mark de, author

Title The great contractions in Russia, the Baltics and the other countries of the former Soviet Union : a view from the supply side / prepared by Mark de Broeck and Vincent Koen
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, Research Department., 2000
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Description 1 online resource (37 pages) : illustrations
Series IMF working paper ; WP/00/32
IMF working paper ; WP/00/32
Summary The early years of transition from a command to a market-based economy in central and eastern Europe have typically witnessed considerable output drops, at least according to official national statistics. Output contractions were even more pronounced in the Baltics, Russia and the other countries of the former Soviet Union. By 1997, growth had resumed in the vast majority of transition countries. Even though a number of them faced renewed output declines in 1998, mainly associated with the financial crisis in Russia, it appears that the bulk of the transitional recession is now over in most cases. With the benefit of hindsight, this paper attempts to put the contractions endured in the Baltics as well as in Russia and the other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in perspective, examining them from several angles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 32-35)
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Subject Economic development -- Former Soviet republics.
Industrial productivity -- Former Soviet republics.
Informal sector (Economics) -- Former Soviet republics.
Input-output analysis -- Former Soviet republics.
Form Electronic book
Author Koen, Vincent, author
International Monetary Fund. Research Department, issuing body
ISBN 1281606480