Agricultural Marketing and the Possibilities for Industrialization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s.
This paper analyzes the theory that Soviet farm marketing was so price unresponsive that rapid industrialization within the framework of the NEP would have been choked off by rising farm prices and inadequate sales. A model of farm marketing is developed for the period 1913-28 and is embedded in a general equilibrium model for the Soviet economy. Simulations show that farm marketings would have been substantial and growth would have been rapid if the investment boom of the 1930s had been purs...Expand abstract
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