The Soviet System

  • Elodie Douarin
  • Tomasz Mickiewicz
Part of the Studies in Economic Transition book series (SET)


This chapter focuses on Central Planning, to explain the reasons for the slowdown and ultimate implosion of the command economy system.


Central planning Command economy Economic systems Recession Transition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elodie Douarin
    • 1
  • Tomasz Mickiewicz
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Slavonic and East European StudiesUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Aston Business SchoolAston UniversityBirminghanUK

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