Accession Number : AD0613570

Title :   ECONOMIC FACTORS AND SOVIET ARMS CONTROL POLICY. THE ECONOMIC BURDEN OF THE SOVIET DEFENSE EFFORT,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Ermarth,Fritz

Report Date : 02 NOV 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : Contents: Soviet defense expenditures, 1950-1965 Difficulties and complications The official defense budget The 'real' defense budget The cost of military manpower Trends in Soviet defense spending The economic impact of the Soviet defense effort Defense as a component of GNP Industrial growth trends Industrial labor resources Defense and industrial technology Alternative demands for resources: agriculture and consumption Trends in the growth of Soviet GNP Conclusions The framework of choice Policy in the Krushchev era.

Descriptors :   (*ECONOMICS, USSR), (*ARMS CONTROL, USSR), (*USSR, HISTORY), MILITARY BUDGETS, BUDGETS, LABOR, MILITARY PERSONNEL, INDUSTRIES, AGRICULTURE, WEAPONS, POLITICAL SCIENCE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE