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Economic Policy in Socialist Yugoslavia : Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies - Rudolf Bicanic

Economic Policy in Socialist Yugoslavia

Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies

Paperback

Published: 10th June 2010
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This 1973 posthumous publication of Rudolf Bićanić's last work on the Yugoslav economy is a fitting tribute to a great Yugoslav of the pre-war era, who survived the revolution and made a notable contribution to the new Yugoslavia. Bićanić was a man of broad learning, equally at home as a geographer, an economist and a political scientist, who was also a man of affairs. His book provides a lucid survey of the economic development of Yugoslavia from 1918 to the 1970s. Bićanić discusses the three planning models used in post-war Yugoslavia - the centralized (1947-1951), the decentralized (1952-1964) and the polycentric (1965-1970) - and discusses the implications of these models in the context of Yugoslavia's industrialization. The book is not only essential reading for anyone wishing to understand Yugoslavia's economic background, but it also raises questions of general interest concerning the application of socialist principles to the industrialization of developing societies.

Foreword Michael Kaser
The economics of the creation of Yugoslavia
The formation of the socialist sector
Three models of planning in Yugoslavia
The evolution of the system of social control of the economic system
Industrialization
Some aspects of the policy of workers' income in Yugoslavia
Economic growth and investment policy
Foreign trade policy
Policy towards underdeveloped areas
Concepts of economic development in Yugoslavia
Appendix
Postscript: The economic system since 1965 Marijan HanžekoviÄç
Bibliography of the writings of Rudolf BiÄçaniÄç
Index
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ISBN: 9780521153300
ISBN-10: 0521153301
Series: Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 10th June 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.34