Russian Culture, Property Rights, and the Market Economy by Uriel Procaccia

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  • Cultural studies,
  • Economics,
  • Right of property,
  • International,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Russia,
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Law / International,
  • Capitalism,
  • Contracts

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Number of Pages312
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Open LibraryOL7765816M
ISBN 100521835062
ISBN 109780521835060

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This book clarifies that Russia has actually become a market economy. Anders Aslund provides the most detailed and insightful assessment to date of the Russian transformation from a socialist economy to a market economy.

His account covers the period from the formation of the Russian reform government in November through the autumn of Cited by: Book Description. As Russia aggressively tries to regain the status of a ‘Great Power’, whether it has the economic capacity to do so has become a matter of enormous topical importance, not just for those with a long-standing professional interest in the Russian economy, but also for a wider range of economists, political scientists, and foreign-policy specialists who need to.

The planned economy controlled by the government has shifted to a market economy centered on freedom and competition. The Russian culture is expected to change as a. Book Description. The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property contains new contributions from scholars working at the cutting edge of cultural property studies, bringing together diverse academic and professional perspectives to develop a coherent overview of this field of enquiry.

The global range of authors use international case studies to encourage a comparative. Russia: Property rights index A subcomponent of the Index of Economic Freedom, the property rights index measures the degree to which a countrys laws protect private property rights, and the degree to which its government enforces those laws.

Russia's thousand-year history of class stratification, imperial growth and contraction, political consolidation and disintegration, repression and relaxation, has had far-reaching effects on every aspect of Russian national culture.

Russia is world famous for achievements in two cultural areas, literature and music, both of which had their. Russia's economy is $ trillion as measured by its gross domestic product. That's using purchasing power parity which compensates for government manipulation of exchange rates. That allows you to make more accurate comparisons of the economies of two countries.

Russia's economy was the seventh largest in the world. Russia is a vast and diverse nation that after several decades of communism continues to evolve politically and economically.

With the world's largest resource of raw materials, oil and gas revenues heavily support Russia's economy. Recently, within the big cities, a consumer economy has been established. In a span of 20 years, the Russian book market has made a degree shift, from state-owned publishing and distribution to privately held (except for a few exceptions) and increasingly client driven.

Every component of its book market was created overnight. Taking a comprehensive look at the economic and political regime shift from Yeltsin to Putin, this book explores the key challenges facing the Russian economy: to narrow the productivity gap between Russian and Western firms and industries; to attract more domestic and foreign investment; and, underlying these goals, to implement the judicial, administrative, social, and.

Economy of Russia. And the Market Economy book has an upper-middle income mixed and transition economy with state ownership in strategic areas of the economy. Market reforms in the s privatized much of Russian industry and agriculture, with notable exceptions to this privatization occurring in the energy and defense-related y group: Developing/Emerging, Upper.

A market economy is an economic system in which the decisions regarding investment, production and distribution are guided by the price signals created by the forces of supply and demand.

The major characteristic of Russian Culture market economy is the existence of factor markets Property Rights play a dominant role in the allocation of capital and the factors of production. She explores investment policies, sources of finance, macroeconomic performance, enterprise incentives and current property reforms in relation to Western theory on investment behavior in the labor-managed firm and Kornai's theory on socialist by: This volume brings together two classic works on the culture of the Russian people which have been long out of print.

Gorer's Great Russian Culture and Mead's Soviet Attitudes towards Authority: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Problems of Soviet Character were among the first attempts by anthropologists to analyze Russian society.

They were influential both for several Reviews: 1. In economics, property rights form the basis for all market exchange, and the allocation of property rights in a society affects the efficiency of resource : Will Kenton.

Economic crime, corruption and bribe taking, black market activity, and theft of state property were normal daily practice for many citizens and officials. An informal culture of networking facilitated the exchange of favors, access, and information and allowed many people to accrue privileges and material benefits.

Well, just take a look at Russia—a former communist country, stuck in the middle of a transition towards a more liberal market economy, endowed with an abundance of oil and natural resources. A market economy is a system where the laws of supply and demand direct the production of goods and services.

Supply includes natural resources, capital, and labor. Demand includes purchases by consumers, businesses, and the government. Businesses sell their wares at the highest price consumers will pay. At the same time, shoppers look for the.

Aslund--an expert on the Soviet economy and its reforming successors--along with his colleague Jeffrey Sachs, was there from the start, and he gives the reader all the flavor of what it was like to strike up a relationship with former Prime Minister Yegor T.

Gaidar and the other bright young Western-oriented economists at the moment of their triumphant assignment as architects of economic Author: Robert Legvold. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. In a pure market economy: A.

Property rights C. Positive rights D. Common rights. Property rights. In Russia, in the chaotic period following the collapse of communism, an outdated legal system, coupled with a weak police force and judicial system, allowed the Russian Mafia to demand "protection money" from business owners.

Intellectual property rights Establishing intellectual property rights in Russia is still a tiresome business, although steps have been taken to simplify the process. As of 1 Februarya specialised court for intellectual property rights has been instituted within the commercial courts of the Russian Federation.

Government transparency. The first of the Founders’ economic principles is private property. Several government policies adopted during the Founding era contributed to this end. Five in particular merit our attention. In regard to intellectual property rights (IPR), in Russia the government retains rights to all technology developed using government funds.

In the U.S. by law IPR rights automatically pass to universities, non-profits, and small businesses. The lack of such a law in Russia does not provide an incentive for R&D. Intellectual property rights (IPRs) have been acknowledged and protected in China since the s.

China has acceded to the major international conventions on protection of rights to intellectual property. Domestically, protection of intellectual property law has also been established by government legislation. They also provide for sanctions against any Russian government officials and those who offer them support, persons who operate in the Russian arms sector, and persons who operate in key sectors of the Russian economy.

Sectoral sanctions apply to specific entities in Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors. Threats to Property Rights in Russia: From Private Coercion to State Aggression Jordan Gans-Morse1 Abstract: This article explores a fundamental shift in threats to property rights in Russia.

Whereas extortion rackets and other forms of physical intimidation once posed the gravest threat to property rights, state actors are now the primary.

The newest addition to the collection is Michael Heller’s The Gridlock Economy,which does for property rights what the Long Tail does for product marketing. The difference is that Heller, unlike. Learn more about property rights economics in the Index of Economic Freedom.

The Index includes property rights, economic growth examples and history. An economy that has elements of both a market economy and a command economy. Understand why institutions are important. Reduce uncertainty; specifically institutions influence the decision-making process of both individuals and firms by signaling what conduct is legitimate and acceptable and what is not.

Legal and financial developments, and the ramifications for security, expand the significance of the political economy of cultural property.

[xiv] Specifically, the politics of cultural property and economics of the art market indicate a complement to hard and soft power in foreign relations. Mixed economy, in economics, a market system of resource allocation, commerce, and trade in which free markets coexist with government intervention.

A mixed economy may emerge when a government intervenes to disrupt free markets by introducing state-owned enterprises (such as public health or education systems), regulations, subsidies, tariffs.

Capitalism, Rand argues, is not today’s system, with its mixture of freedom and government controls, but a social system in which the government is exclusively devoted to the protection of individual rights, including property rights — one in which there exists absolutely no government intervention in the economy.

Russia was designated a market economy by the Commerce Department. The move is significant in that it nudges Moscow toward eventual accession to.

After overthrowing the centuries-old Romanov monarchy, Russia emerged from a civil war in as the newly formed Soviet Union. The world’s first Marxist-Communist state would become one of the. Soviet law, also called socialist law, law developed in Russia after the communist seizure of power in and imposed throughout the Soviet Union in the s.

After World War II, the Soviet legal model also was imposed on Soviet-dominated regimes in eastern and centralruling communist parties in China, Cuba, North Korea, and Vietnam adopted. InKenneth Arrow, the guru of mainstream economics, said that in a free market economy the purpose of inventing things is to create intellectual property rights.

In Dec.,Russia passed a law giving its constitutional court the right to reject international human rights rulings if they were found to contradict the Russian constitution; many European Court of Human Rights cases involving Russian citizens have resulted in rulings against the Russian government since Russia joined the Council of.

Boris Yeltsin was elected President of Russia in June, – the first direct presidential election in Russian history. In October, Yeltsin announced that Russia would proceed with market-oriented reforms.

From Russia's parliament, Yeltsin received one year of special powers for the purpose of remaking Russia's economy. Indonesia. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society.

It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book reviews. Economic Disputes in Russia's Market Economy. planned economy. The tendency in Russian business culture to attribute greater value to the maintenance of a business contact than to the sancti-ty of a legally enforceable contract would lead one to expect businesses to opt for arbitration.

Nonetheless, commercial arbitration is not yetCited by: A look at various economic assessment metrics helps to quantify these general trends. Ukraine’s reforms in its transition from a state-led system toward a market economy did result in some early success.

However, the system is still struggling in many ways, especially when it comes to corruption and the business environment. Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Creative Economy 5 Much of the world’s intellectual property (IP) is embodied in music, movies, videos, books, articles, illustrations and other creative content.

Thanks to the on-going revolution in digital devices and services, that content is being created, movedFile Size: 1MB.

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