Stabilization and Structural Change in Russia, 1992-94

Author/Editor:

Michael Marrese ; Vincent Koen

Publication Date:

January 1, 1995

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Summary:

Macroeconomic stabilization and structural reforms in Russia since 1992 have been proceeding in a rather chaotic fashion. The Russian variety of economic gradualism has seen a sharp decline in output, though less than indicated by official statistics, and relatively resilient household consumption. Hyperinflation has been avoided so far by tightened financial policies, but remains a threat. Conventional macroeconomic wisdom on the relation between money, prices and output is relevant for Russia. Moreover, stabilization and structural change interact and are mutually reinforcing.

Series:

Working Paper No. 95/13

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

January 1, 1995

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451842951/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0131995

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

32

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