Estimating GDP and Foreign Rents of the Oil and Gas Sector in the Soviet Union and Present-Day Russia

  • Masaaki KuboniwaEmail author


A Soviet legacy for present-day Russia is found in its resource dependency as well as its implicit exposition of resource rents from foreign trade in the national accounting. Estimating rents from the foreign trade of oil and gas, we demonstrate how large the gross domestic product of the oil and gas sector had been in the Soviet Union and has been in present-day Russia, as well.


Oil and gas GDP International and domestic prices Mineral rent Export tax 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi UniversityKunitachiJapan

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