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The USSR and total war: why didn't the Soviet economy collapse in 1942?

By Mark Harrison


The economic dimensions of the Soviet war effort are appraised. The surprising fact is that the Soviet economy did not collapse in 1942. A rational-choice model is developed to illustrate the economic conditions under which a wartime collapse of the economy is rendered more and less likely

Topics: HC, DK
Publisher: University of Warwick, Department of Economics
Year: 2001
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