Structural Change in Russian Transition
AbstractThis paper examines structural change in the Russian economy in 1990-2001, as measured by the changing composition of output and consumption, using international panel data sets as a frame of reference. It calculates a series of indexes to determine the extent to which the Russian economy is converging towards market economies. Although the Russian structure of output is becoming increasingly similar to that of upper-middle and the lower tier of high-income countries, the structure of Russian manufacturing is inconsistent with its income level and the extent of labor reallocation remains inadequate. Russia's pattern of consumption remains distorted due to the incomplete price liberalization.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economic Growth Center, Yale University in its series Working Papers with number 896.
Length: 47 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2004
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Post-Communist Transition; Value Added; Labor Productivity; Composition of GDP; Price Distortions;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E20 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
- P20 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - General
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2005-11-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-EFF-2005-11-05 (Efficiency & Productivity)
- NEP-MAC-2005-11-05 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-TRA-2005-11-05 (Transition Economics)
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