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Without a Map

Political Tactics and Economic Reform in Russia

by Andrei Shleifer

  • 274 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic history,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Political economy,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Contemporary Economic Situations And Conditions,
  • Contemporary Politics - Former Soviet Republics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Russia,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Political,
  • 1991-,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Politics and government,
  • Russia (Federation)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9528540M
    ISBN 100262194341
    ISBN 109780262194341

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He is the author of Without a Map: Political Tactics and Economic Reform in Russia (MIT Press, ) and other books. Daniel Treisman Daniel Treisman is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los.

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