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Investing in the Revolution

Hassan Malik

in Bankers and Bolsheviks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691170169
eISBN:
9780691185002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170169.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores in detail the story of 1917 through the novel perspective of foreign bankers who were on the ground at the time and shows how and why some of the leading financiers in the world ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in Russia

Elena Vartanova

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines media ownership and concentration in Russia. Following an overview of the Russian media landscape, the remainder of the chapter focuses on print media (newspapers, book ... More


Russia’s Peculiar Labor Market and the Fear of Social Explosion

Stephen Crowley

in Putin's Labor Dilemma: Russian Politics between Stability and Stagnation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756276
eISBN:
9781501756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756276.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines how and why Russia adapted to capitalism and deindustrialization through a labor market that avoided mass unemployment, relying instead on extremely flexible wages, and why that ... More


Russia’s Labor Productivity Trap

Stephen Crowley

in Putin's Labor Dilemma: Russian Politics between Stability and Stagnation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756276
eISBN:
9781501756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756276.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter evaluates some of the consequences of Russia's model of labor market, namely low wages and struggling industrial enterprises, and especially low labor productivity, a crucial factor ... More


Putin's Labor Dilemma: Russian Politics between Stability and Stagnation

Stephen Crowley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756276
eISBN:
9781501756306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756276.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book investigates how the fear of labor protest has inhibited substantial economic transformation in Russia. Vladimir Putin boasts he has the backing of workers in the country's industrial ... More


The Political Consequences of Russian Deindustrialization

Stephen Crowley

in Putin’s Labor Dilemma: Russian Politics between Stability and Stagnation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756276
eISBN:
9781501756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756276.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter discusses the political consequences of Russian deindustrialization. By one important measure at least, Russia has successfully deindustrialized: a substantial portion of the labor force ... More


Deposit Insurance Reform in Russia

Modibo K. Camara and Fernando Montes-Negret

in Deposit Insurance around the World: Issues of Design and Implementation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042543
eISBN:
9780262271462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042543.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter reviews the Russian banking market and the Russian deposit insurance system (DIS) and market evolution from the moment of its adoption. The risks of the adoption are taken into account ... More


Overcoming Russia’s Labor Dilemma

Stephen Crowley

in Putin's Labor Dilemma: Russian Politics between Stability and Stagnation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756276
eISBN:
9781501756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756276.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This concluding chapter reflects on Russia's labor dilemma. Top officials, from Vladimir Putin on down, have declared that boosting labor productivity has become a paramount goal, in order to ... More


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