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The Missing Sector

Vladimir Kontorovich

in Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter surveys books and articles on the Soviet economy published in 1948-1991 and finds that Sovietologists afforded the military sector little attention, both relative to its importance and ... More


The emerging market for private military services and the problems of regulation

Deborah Avant

in From Mercenaries to Market: The Rise and Regulation of Private Military Companies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228485
eISBN:
9780191711435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228485.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The fourth and last part turns on the role of market mechanisms in regulation. The commercial military sector falls short of being a fully developed market in several areas. This chapter examines the ... More


The Secrecy Hypothesis

Vladimir Kontorovich

in Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Secrecy is commonly cited in the literature to explain gaps in the understanding of the Soviet economy during its lifetime. Yet secrecy surrounding the military sector was a mixed affair. Western ... More


The Politburo’s Holy of Holies

Vladimir Kontorovich

in Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

The military sector was the most successful part of the Soviet economy, and the most important one from the point of view of its rulers. It owed this success to its unique place in the Soviet ... More


Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Vladimir Kontorovich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The academic study of the Soviet economy in the US was created to help fight the Cold War, part of a broader mobilization of the social sciences for national security needs. The Soviet strategic ... More


The Origin and Structure of Sovietology

Vladimir Kontorovich

in Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

American academic study of the Soviet economy was created to help parry the strategic challenge of the USSR and received lifetime government support for reasons of national security. The military ... More


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