Socialist planning by Michael Ellman

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  • Economic policy,
  • Comparative economics,
  • Marxian economics,
  • Central planning

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Socialist planning played an enormous role in the economic and political history of the twentieth century. Beginning in the USSR it spread round the world, and influenced economic institutions and policy in countries as varied as Bulgaria, the United States, China, Japan, India, Poland and France. Now in its third edition, this textbook is fully updated, and provides an overview of socialist planning, explains its underlying theory and limitations, looks at its implementation in various sectors of the economy, and places developments in their historical context, including the collapse of the USSR. A new chapter analyses how socialist planning worked in the defence-industrial complex.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 396- 416) and index.

Book details

StatementMichael Ellman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD82 .E52 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 421 pages
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27190688M
ISBN 101107427320, 1107074738
ISBN 109781107427327, 9781107074736
LC Control Number2014007594
OCLC/WorldCa881386258

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Beginning in the USSR it spread round the world. It influenced economic institutions and economic policy in countries as varied as Bulgaria, USA, China, Japan, India, Poland and France.

First published as a second edition inSocialist Planning presented a fully revised and updated edition of a book that had established itself as the standard introductory text on the economics of socialist planning.

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