The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Stakhanovism

  • Lewis H. Siegelbaum
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1954

Abstract

Stakhanovism was a movement begun in the Soviet Union in 1935 to increase labour productivity by the popularization of work techniques reputedly initiated by workers themselves.

Keywords

Stakhanovism 

JEL Classifications

P2 
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Bibliography

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lewis H. Siegelbaum
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