Economic History of the Soviet Union

Economic theory must distinguish between publicly owned and privately owned property if it is to account for the effect of institutions on the behavior of individuals. Careful study of the theories of Marxists and the real-world experience in the Soviet economy offer important lessons and insight for economic modeling and the ongoing development of theory. In this course, Marxist/Leninist theory and Soviet reality will be studied with an open mind, and with the goal of taking lessons from the case study.

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New Course on Economic History of the Soviet Union!

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In this course, we’ll explore one of the greatest economic experiments of the twentieth century – socialism in the Soviet Union.

Economic History of the Soviet Union Exam

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