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The prospect - in the continuation of reforms (of the monograph of F.I. Khusainov "The reform of the railway sector in Russia: an unfinished liberalization of the problem")


  • Macheret, Dmitriy

    () (Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT))


The book Farida Iosifovicha Khusainova analyzed the course of the reform of one of the key sectors of the Russian economy - the railway - and address key economic issues of the industry. The author comes to the reasonable conclusion that these problems are due primarily to the incompleteness of the reforms. Reflections on the book by FI Khusainova lead to the conclusion that the prospect of a long-term effective development of not only the rail industry but also the entire Russian economy lies in the deepening of market reforms and the development of market institutions.

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  • Macheret, Dmitriy, 2016. "The prospect - in the continuation of reforms (of the monograph of F.I. Khusainov "The reform of the railway sector in Russia: an unfinished liberalization of the problem")," Economic Policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, vol. 1, pages 196-207, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:rnp:ecopol:ep1606

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    railways; reform; infrastructure; the invisible hand of the market;

    JEL classification:

    • L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation
    • L92 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Railroads and Other Surface Transportation
    • N70 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services - - - General, International, or Comparative
    • P21 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Planning, Coordination, and Reform


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