The author discusses the traditional system of management of the economy as it existed in the early 1950s in the USSR and goes on to deal with the reforms of the 1960s and of the 1980s, country by country. He shows that the focus of the reforms is on finding a proper combination of planning and the market mechanism, and their success will be judged

chapter |6 pages


part One|80 pages

Basic Thinking About Reform

part Three|22 pages

Special Areas of Reform