Accession Number : AD0698582

Title :   ECONOMIC INSIGHTS ON CURRENT SOVIET POLICY AND STRATEGY,

Corporate Author : RESEARCH ANALYSIS CORP MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Hardt,John P.

Report Date : DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 72

Abstract : The report attempts to provide a better basis for understanding the economic issues that underlie current and possible future Soviet national policy and for assessing the leadership's decisions on the use of the nation's resources, with particular reference to the following: (a) Circumstances producing and necessitating change in Soviet economic institutions; (b) The changing distribution of power between the Communist Party and other institutional groups, and its effect on economic decision making; (c) Possible methods for improving economic performance-changing resource allocation and economic reform; (d) Effect of present defense priority on economy; (e) Impact of future Soviet policy and economic decisions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*USSR, ECONOMICS), (*COLD WAR, ECONOMICS), (*ECONOMICS, DECISION MAKING), NATIONAL DEFENSE, GROWTH(PHYSIOLOGY), BUDGETS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), COMMUNISM, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, INDUSTRIES, ORGANIZATIONS, FOREIGN POLICY, NATURAL RESOURCES, ARMS CONTROL, SIBERIA, ANALYSIS, COMMERCE

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science
      Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE