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Raising the efficiency of socialist economic management

Boris Gubin

Raising the efficiency of socialist economic management

by Boris Gubin

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Published by Novosti Press Agency in Moscow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Effyektibnost" upravlyeniya sotsialistichyeskim proizvodstvom.

Other titlesEffyektibnost" upravlyeniya sotsialistichyeskim proizvodstvom.
StatementBoris Gubin.
The Physical Object
Pagination112p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18589259M

Yes, in some aspects. Specifically, worker co-ops can reveal the real potentials of cooperative forms of production in capitalism—including self-management, immediate material benefit, and empowering experience—and in raising questions as to real alternatives to existing modes of production. This book must rank as the most devastating analysis of socialism yet penned An economic classic in our time. Henry Hazlitt More than thirty years ago F. A. Hayek said of Socialism: "It was a work on political economy in the tradition of the great moral philosophers, a Montesquieu or Adam Smith, containing both acute knowledge and profound wisdom/5.

Capitalism matured, enthusiasm for popular revolt had waned, wages and living standards increased and working class protected with Trade Unions, advance of political democracy by extension of the franchise, Fabian Society Beatrice and Sidney Webb saw that socialism would develop naturally and peacefully out of liberal capitalism, combination of political action and education, formation of a. The coronavirus crisis’s colossal impact will only deepen further Ma 0 Socialist Economic Bulletin Uncategorized By John Ross Two huge coronavirus shocks The coronavirus is literally a life and death issue for millions of people – this is why it is totally dominating mass attention a Followers:

Economic Problems of Socialism in the USSR is a work of political economy written by Josef Stalin in It was one of the last works published before his death. In it, he made the claim that the Soviet Union had reached the lower stage of main impetus for the book came from the discussions around the preparations for a new textbook on political economy that would be standard. The Soviet economic reform, sometimes called the Kosygin reform (Russian: Косыгинская реформа) or Liberman reform, were a set of planned changes in the economy of the USSR.A centerpiece of these changes was the introduction of profitability and sales as the two key indicators of enterprise success. Some of an enterprise's profits would go to three funds, used to reward.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gubin, Boris Vasilʹevich. Raising the efficiency of socialist economic management. Moscow, Novosti Press Agency Pub. Economic Efficiency of Socialist Production one of the most important indicators of socialist economic development; the ratio of the useful result (effect) to the expenditures —determined for the national economy, branches of the economy, and individual factories—required to achieve that result.

Several indexes of the economic efficiency of. Socialist economics comprises the economic theories, practices and norms of hypothetical and existing socialist economic systems.

A socialist economic system is characterized by social ownership and operation of the means of production that may take the form of autonomous cooperatives or direct public ownership wherein production is carried out directly for use rather than for profit. Such a social system would thus, of necessity, be lacking in the means for the rational management of business enterprises, viz., economic calculation.

For economic calculation cannot take place in the absence of a common denominator to which all the heterogeneous goods and services can be reduced. Let us consider a quite simple case. Contemporary Soviet economics; a collection of readings from Soviet sources.

problems of raising efficiency / N. Fedorenko --Profitability of socialist enterprises / E.G. Liberman --On formation in the USSR / D. Kondrashev --Price and optimal planning / N. Fedorenko --Price and its role in the system of economic methods of management / Sh. In a capitalist economy, the market determines prices through the laws of supply and demand.

For example, when demand for coffee increases, a profit. The first part of The Economics of Feasible Socialism demonstrates why Marx's theories provide no guide to the issues that must face economists under any realistically conceivable Socialism.

The experience of communist-ruled countries, especially the former Soviet Union, is often negative: economic inefficiency, bureaucracy, by: Despite all that, It's fair to say that janos Kornai's book is by far one the most complete all-encompassing presentation to both specialist and non-specialist on the economics of real socialism.

the book starts (from chapter 1 to 15) talking about the "classical system"(Kornai's terminology), i.e. the classical economic system that really Cited by: Islamabad -- While several measures taken in the federal budget are raising fears in nearly all sectors of economy and various segments of society, it may well pay good dividends in the longer run through measures taken for enhanced fiscal discipline and meaningful economic was however essential to develop a national consensus through effective communication strategy to.

A modest program of measures to improve the efficiency of economic management would probably have produced some recovery in the growth rate, but it would have been unrealistic to expect the rapid growth of the s and ’60s to : Paul Cockshott. Criticism of socialism is any critique of socialist models of economic organization and their feasibility as well as the political and social implications of adopting such a system.

Some critiques are not directed toward socialism as a system, but rather toward the socialist movement, parties or existing critics consider socialism to be a purely theoretical concept that should be. A socialist economy offers collective ownership, either through a state-controlled agency or worker cooperative; or else property/capital might be commonly owned by the society as a.

Market socialism is a type of economic system involving the public, cooperative or social ownership of the means of production in the framework of a market socialism differs from non-market socialism in that the market mechanism is utilized for the allocation of capital goods and the means of production.

Depending on the specific model of market socialism, profits generated by. Oskar Lange's well-known article was originally in two parts: "On the Economic Theory of Socialism," Review of Economic Studies 4 (October ): 53–71, and ibid.

5 (February ): –42; Fred M. Taylor's article was "The Guidance of Production in a Socialist State," American Economic Review 19 (March ); Taylor was reprinted and Lange.

Around the time of the Soviet collapse, the economist Peter Murrell published an article in the Journal of Economic Perspectives reviewing empirical studies of efficiency in the socialist planned economies.

These studies consistently failed to support the neoclassical analysis: virtually all of them found that by standard neoclassical measures Author: Jose Luis Ricon. According to the Marxist approach, political economy is the science of the social laws of economic activity, or, more simply, it is the science of the social laws of economic management.

Political economy is based, by its very nature, on generalizations and models in which both the economic subjects, and other phenomena, appear in a simplified. There hasn't really been a textbook on socialism like there is for capitalism. Usually when socialist economics are taught in universities, courses just focus on the flaws of capitalism rather than modeling a socialist economy.

EDIT: This wasn't an insult to socialism. This is just what I've noticed. The economic reform being carried out in Soviet industry is of vast economic and political significance. It should make the production relations conform to the character and the scale of development of productive forces, make these relations adequate to the modern level of development of techniques and production technology, and of the scientific cognition of the economic laws of socialism.

What Economic Structure for Socialism?, by David M. Kotz 2 observers. Toward the end of Soviet period in the USSR, many intellectuals were drawn to the idea of market socialism.

1 Since the late s some Western socia list theorists have argued that a viable socialism must be based on a market economy (Nove, ; Roemer, ). The original "efficiency expert" who, in the book The Principles of Scientific Management frompreached the gospel of efficient management of production time and costs, the proper routing and scheduling of work, standardization of tools and equipment, and the like.

New anthology ebook edited by Lawrence W. Reed! "When a socialist says he wants to give you “the ABC’s of socialism,” you can be sure that’s as far into the alphabet as he’ll want to go.

Happy talk, vague promises, political programs, perhaps an angry, envy-soaked tirade or two against the rich—but not much at all about where all that leads.A socialist market economy refers to the economic systems adopted by the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Although there is dispute as to whether or not these models actually constitute state capitalism, the decisive means of production remain under state-ownership. Efficiency of Investment in a Socialist Economy sums up the work done by the Economic Research Division of the Planning Commission at the Council of Ministers of the People's Republic of Poland on the theory of studies on the efficiency of investment and its Edition: 1.