Soviet Economic Law: The Paradox of Perestroyka

Paul B. Stephan


The current Soviet leadership wishes to transform the world's largest
centrally managed economy. It hopes through the perestroyka (reconstruction) campaign to diminish the economic bureaucracy, to create markets for production inputs and consumer goods and services, and to expand the role of primary production units, including private firms. Because it also seeks to supplant the present environment of administrative fiat with a developed legal culture, the leadership has memorialized these aspirations in the form of legal mandates issued by the appropriate organs of state authority.

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