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Twenty Years Later and the Socialist Heritage is still Kicking: the Case of Russia

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    Only recently, 20 years after transition to a market system, has Russia regained a similar production level it had achieved on the eve of transition in 1991. This may sound surprising, given its low productivity under central planning which dropped even l

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    Date of creation: 2010
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