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Eastern Europe as a source of high-technology imports for Soviet economic modernization

Steven W. Popper

Eastern Europe as a source of high-technology imports for Soviet economic modernization

by Steven W. Popper

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.,
  • Europe, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Technology transfer -- Economic aspects -- Soviet Union.,
    • Technology transfer -- Economic aspects -- Europe, Eastern.,
    • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Soviet Union.,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Commerce -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Commerce -- Europe, Eastern.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSteven W. Popper.
      ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC340.T4 P645 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 p. ;
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1651030M
      ISBN 100833011588
      LC Control Number91209365

      ON EASTERN EUROPE Within Soviet studies, the analysis of the second economy commenced a dec-ade ago with the seminal articles by Simes, Katsenelinboigen, and especially Grossman.6 A recent bibliography on the Soviet/East European second econ-omy now lists over items.7 A major collection has been edited by Grossman, and the Hungarian. technology transfer was the import of for-eign machinery. Its role in the modernization process was considerable: in , only 55 percent of the ruble value of all machinery sold in Russia was of domestic origin, and imports of agricultural machinery increased from 6 million to 50 million rubles from to Foreign investment in the.

      Since , it has been deceptively easy to define Eastern Europe in terms of Soviet Communist domination. By this method, Eastern Europe is synonymous with the "satellites" set up by Stalin after the Second World War: it is the region on the far side of the Iron Curtain. This guide offers a review of the literature in the collections of the Library of Congress on the state of the environment in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Although only English-language sources are listed, references to materials in other languages can also be traced by means of the subject headings provided on the following page.

      The economy of Bulgaria functions on the principles of the free market, having a large private sector and a smaller public one. Bulgaria is an industrialised upper-middle-income country according to the World Bank, and is a member of the European Union (EU), World Trade Organization (WTO), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and Organization of the Black Sea Economic. Currently, Eastern Europe provides over two-thirds of Soviet equipment imports and is the largest foreign supplier of machine tools, computers, and eJcctronics Although additions to capacity over the next few year* shook) allow Eastern Europe to increase its exports of sorne rypes ot machinery to the USSRe^ciaBy ma chine tooh from East.


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According to Soviet data, in imports provided one-third of. This report assesses the potential for Eastern Europe to provide the high-technology products necessary to further the modernization of the Soviet economy. It examines both traditional trade in high-technology products as well as recent measures to encourage integrated and cooperative technology development within the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA).

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Eastern Europe one of the prinrruy features of his industrial modernization pr0gram-a key element of his strategy to revitalize the Soviet economy. The program he has outlined aims at bringing the auality of Soviet products and the efficiency of Soviet industry up to world standards by the year u)o.

This is to be. Eastern Europe as a Source of High-Technology Imports for Soviet Economic Modernization Science and technology in Eastern Europe after the flood: rejoining the world Western Governmental Assistance to Eastern Europe: The First Steps This report assesses the potential for Eastern Europe to provide the high-technology products necessary to further the modernization of the Soviet economy.

Integration: Eastern Europe and the European Economic Communities DAVID KENNEDY* DAVID E. WEBB** of economic modernization. This article considers some of the more Poland and the Soviet Union (USSR) in and East Germany and Bulgaria in 8.

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The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the global economy provides a comprehensive understanding of the international dimensions and domestic constraints of changing East-West economic relations.

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The transition Eastern Europe has experienced in the last few decades has not been easy; however, most of the countries are now looking to Western Europe for trade and economic development.

ening economic conditions, paralyzing strikes and violent unrest on the Soviet periphery. If his reforms fail, a conser­ vative backlash could lead to renewed repression within the U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe and a more dangerous period in U.S.-Soviet relations.

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9.The uneasy alliance between Soviet Russia and the West during World War II gave way after to a diplomatic, political, and economic confrontation between the democratic, capitalist states of Western Europe allied with the United States and the communist bloc of Eastern Europe dominated by the Soviet Union (also known as the Union of Soviet.