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Gaĭdar, E. T. (Egor Timurovich)

Works: 223 works in 455 publications in 4 languages and 8,626 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Honoree, Redactor, Speaker, Other
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Collapse of an empire : lessons for modern Russia by E. T Gaĭdar( )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In today's Russia, nostalgia for the Soviet era is growing. Many Russians reflect wistfully on the passing of a time when the Soviet Union was a superpower, commanding international respect, and they blame its demise on external enemies and foolish changes in policy. In an address to the Russian Federal Assembly, President Vladimir Putin called the breakup of the Soviet Union the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the twentieth century. In Collapse of an Empire, however, economic reformer and former prime minister Yegor Gaidar clearly illustrates why such notions are misguided, ill informed, and dangerous. As he explains in the introduction: "My goal is to show the reader that the Soviet political and economic system was unstable by its very nature. It was just a question of when and how it would collapse."" "Although the Soviet Union never referred to itself as an empire, it fit Gaidar's definition: "a powerful multiethnic state formation in which the power (or at least the right to vote) is concentrated in the metropolis and its democratic institutions (if they exist), though the power and those institutions do not extend to the entire territory under its control." The U.S.S.R. sat on a shaky foundation of far-flung lands, conquered peoples, centralized authoritarian government, and a command economy overly reliant on natural resources. Gaidar explains why this once-powerful state was doomed to fail eventually, and why Russians should be looking forward rather than backward in building their nation. He worries that Russia is repeating some of its tragic mistakes, including uneven economic development that leaves the nation vulnerable to fluctuations in the energy market."--Jacket
The economics of transition by E. T Gaĭdar( )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end of the Cold War saw an unprecedented number of countries changing economic policies at the same time. One result has been the emergence of a new field of economics, postcommunist transformation theory. Written by prominent Russian analysts, the essays in this book discuss the economic policy problems that confront postcommunist countries. Most chapters focus on liberalization of the exchange rate and trade system, macroeconomic stabilization, and institutional reform. They also look at various policy options that have been pursued and their results. Underlying the book is the assumption that the transition to a market economy is both irreversible and the best path to sustained growth in Russia
State and evolution : Russia's search for a free market by E. T Gaĭdar( )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Both Eastern and Western influences are examined in light of Russia's particular challenges and choices over the years and the kinds of institutions it developed as a result. The author compares attitudes toward private property and the persistence of Eastern forms of landownership. He sees Marx's concept of the "Asiatic mode of production" as unfortunately still reflecting Russian realities." "Gaidar's analysis of Western development offers a perspective on private ownership of property in relation to government ownership. This perspective explains a great deal about the evolution of socioeconomic and political systems East and West."--Jacket
Russia : a long view by E. T Gaĭdar( )

21 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is not so easy to take the long view of socioeconomic history when you are participating in a revolution. For that reason, Russian economist Yegor Gaidar put aside an early version of this work to take up a series of government positions--as Minister of Finance and as Boris Yeltsin's acting Prime Minister--in the early 1990s. In government, Gaidar shepherded Russia through its transition to a market economy after years of socialism. Once out of government, Gaidar turned again to his consideration of Russia's economic history and long-term economic and political challenges. This book, revised and updated shortly before his death in 2009, is the result. Its transition complete, Russia is once again becoming part of the modern world. Gaidar's account of long-term socioeconomic trends puts his country in historical context and outlines problems faced by Russia (and other developing economies) that more developed countries have already encountered: aging populations, migration, evolution of the system of social protection, changes in the armed forces, and balancing stability and flexibility in democratic institutions. Topics of discussion in this astonishingly erudite work range from the phenomenon of modern economic growth to agrarian societies to Russia's development trajectory. The book features an epilogue written by Gaidar for this English-language edition. This is not a memoir, but, Gaidar points out, neither is it "written from the position of a man who spent his entire life in a research institute." Gaidar's "long view" is inevitably informed and enriched by his experience in government at a watershed moment in history
Russian reform/International money by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

12 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic transition in Eastern Europe by Michael Ellman( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transition from state socialism to modern capitalism in Eastern Europe is one of the main challenges facing economics in the 1990s. Combining the detached analysis of a Western specialist with the detailed knowledge of two Eastern European academics, Economic Transition in Eastern Europe avoids a priori assumptions and superficial description to give a rigorous empirical analysis of the process of transition. Professor Ellman begins with a discussion of the general aspects of transition. He explains the difference between the current transition and the former reform, and examines the reasons for the collapse of the old system. He also discusses different approaches to transition and the economic issues raised. Dr Gaidar presents an analysis of the economic catastrophe inherited by the independent Russian government and the measures needed to stabilize the situation. Professor Kolodko's contribution examines the stabilization policy pursued in Poland since 1990. He explains its aims and results, and considers the future of the Polish economy. The authors provide up-to-date empirical material and combine this with surveys of the relevant theoretical literature. The book offers students, academics and professionals a valuable and informed insight into the momentous economic transition currently under way in Eastern Europe
Der Untergang eines Imperiums by E. T Gaĭdar( )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Buch erklärt die Gründe für die Instabilität von Imperien und ihre Desintegration sowie die daraus entstehenden Probleme. Es analysiert die Krisenzeit der UdSSR, insbesondere die Ursachen und Begleitumstände ihres Auseinanderbrechens. Jegor Gajdar war unmittelbar an den damit zusammenhängenden Ereignissen beteiligt, er gehörte zu den Autoren der Beloweschsker Verträge, die den Zusammenbruch des letzten Imperiums im 20. Jahrhundert, der Sowjetunion, besiegelten. Mitte der 1980er-Jahre erlebte die UdSSR eine schwere Krise der Zahlungsbilanz und des Finanzsystems, die sich zu einer generellen Wirtschaftskrise entwickelte. Diese wiederum führte zu einem drastischen Produktionsrückgang, sinkenden Lebensstandards, politischer Destabilisierung und schließlich zu einem gesetzmäßigen Zusammenbruch des politischen Regimes und damit auch des sowjetischen Imperiums. Die Auswirkungen dieses Erbes auf die folgenden Jahre, nun bereits in der Russischen Föderation, werden einleuchtend und überzeugend dargestellt. Damit leistet das Buch einen wesentlichen Beitrag zu einer wichtigen Debatte. Der Inhalt Größe und Fall von Imperien Autoritäre Regime: Ursachen der Instabilität Die Sowjetunion zu Beginn der 1980er-Jahre Die politische Wirtschaft externer Schocks Entwicklung der Krise des sozialistischen wirtschaftspolitischen Systems Auf dem Weg zum Staatsbankrott Der Zusammenbruch Der Autor Jegor Gajdar (1956-2009) war russischer Politiker und Ökonom. Als Wirtschaftsminister und kommissarischerMinisterpräsident von Russland während der Rubelkrise war er der Architekt der einschneidenden Wirtschaftsreformen Anfang der 1990er-Jahre, der so genannten "Schocktherapie". Er hat einige der wichtigsten Chroniken der russischen Wirtschaftsgeschichte verfasst
Gibelʹ imperii : uroki dli︠a︡ sovremennoĭ Rossii by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Russian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolgoe vremi︠a︡ : Rossii︠a︡ v mire : ocherki ėkonomicheskoĭ istorii by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Russian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sochinenii︠a︡ v dvukh tomakh] by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Russian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ėkonomicheskie reformy i ierarkhicheskie struktury by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Russian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ėkonomicheskai︠a︡ reforma : prichiny, napravlenii︠a︡, problemy by S. S Shatalin( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Russian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Besedy s izbirateli︠a︡mi by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in Russian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La chute de l'Empire soviétique leçons pour la Russie d'aujourd'hui by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossroads in Modern Russian History. Translated by Antonina W. Bouis by E. T Gaĭdar( )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Russian-Slovene conversation by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Razvilki noveĭsheĭ istorii Rossii by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in Russian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ėkonomicheskie zapiski by E. T Gaĭdar( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Russian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ėkonomika perekhodnogo perioda : ocherki ėkonomicheskoĭ politiki postkommunisticheskoĭ Rossii, 1991-1997( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Russian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finansovyĭ krizis v Rossii i v mire( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Russian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Collapse of an empire : lessons for modern Russia
The economics of transitionState and evolution : Russia's search for a free marketRussian reform/International money
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Egor Gaidar

Egor Gaidar economist rus

Egor Timurovič Gajdar economista, politico e scrittore russo

Gaĭdar, E. T.

Gaĭdar, E. T. 1956-2009

Gaĭdar, E. T. (Egor Timurovich)

Gaïdar, Egor

Gaïdar, Egor 1956-2009

Gaidar, Egor T.

Gaidar, Egor T. 1956-2009

Gaïdar, Egor Timourovitch

Gaïdar, Egor Timourovitch 1956-2009

Gaĭdar, Egor Timurovich

Gaĭdar, Egor Timurovich 1956-2009

Gaidar, Egor Timurovitch

Gaidar, Jegor 1956-2009

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Gajdar, E.

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Gajdar, E. T.

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Gajdar Egor 1956-2009

Gajdar, Egor T. 1956-2009

Gajdar, Egor Timurovič.

Gajdar, Egor Timurovič 1956-2009

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