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The Soviet Economic Decline Revisited

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  • Brendan K. Beare
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    In this comment I identify a simple error in William Easterly and Stanley Fischer’s econometric study of the postwar Soviet economic growth slowdown. The results of the study change substantially. [Data and code from this research are now available here.]

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    Volume (Year): 5 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 135-144

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    Handle: RePEc:ejw:journl:v:5:y:2008:i:2:p:135-144

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    Keywords: Economic growth; Soviet economy; extensive growth;

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    Cited by:
    1. Richard L. Carson, 2009. "On Rent Seeking and Economic Growth," Carleton Economic Papers, Carleton University, Department of Economics 09-10, Carleton University, Department of Economics, revised 18 Apr 2013.

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