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Personal consumption in the USSR and USA

IgorК№ Iпё AпёЎkovlevich Birman

Personal consumption in the USSR and USA

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumers -- Soviet Union.,
  • Consumers -- United States.,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Soviet Union,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Igor Birman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC340.C6 B55 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22453943M
    ISBN 100333470176, 0312023928


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Following Ronald Reagan's statement to the Soviet press that living standards in the USSR were a third of that in the USA, this book was written to examine the CIA study upon which his statement was based.

The author also analyzes the Soviet economy and reveals how Soviets really live. The author of this book reviewed the study, discovered numerous mistakes, disagreed sharply with the methodology, considered mounds of additional facts and figures, and concluded that the CIA was wrong.

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There was 30x as much typhoid, 20x as much measles, and cancer detection rates were half as good as in the United States. Life expectancy actually fell in the Soviet Union during the s and s. The USSR had the highest physician-patient ratio in the world, triple the UK rate, but many medical school graduates could not perform basic tasks like reading an electrocardiogram.

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Costello, Faith Mitchell. Although there was an effort to emphasize public over private consumption in the Soviet Union, nevertheless households earned incomes that they could use for the purchase of consumer goods or for savings.

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The USSR's weakened military and. Konstantin, who ended up finding his way to the United States inwrote several memoirs of his struggles as a boy who lived during Stalin’s reign, and his life as a “displaced person. The United States and Russia have been in contact since the U.S.

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Productive consumption means the use of means of production to create material wealth. Personal consumption means the satisfaction of man’s requirements in food, clothing, shelter, etc.

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Facebook. US Personal Consumption Expenditures is at %, compared to % last month and % last year. This is lower than the long term average of %. The Soviet Union (Советский Союз, in Russian, also known in English as the USSR) was a country which existed in eastern Europe and northern Asia between and It shared borders with Poland, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), Finland, Turkey, Norway, Hungary, Romania, Iran, Mongolia, North Korea, Afghanistan and capital city was Moscow.

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Such predictions seem deeply implausible now, knowing what we know about breakup of the Soviet Union in the s and its economic course since then.

But at the time, the perspective was that the US economy frittered away output on raising personal consumption, while the Soviet economy led to high levels of investment in equipment and technology.

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