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Author Boettke, Peter J.
Title Calculation and coordination : essays on socialism and transitional political economy / Peter J. Boettke.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.

Author Boettke, Peter J.
Series Foundations of the market economy
Foundations of the market economy series.
Subject Marxian economics.
Austrian school of economics.
Social choice.
Soviet Union -- Economic policy.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 352 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-337) and index.
Summary Annotation This collection of essays from one of the major Austrian economists working in the world today brings together in one place some of his key writings on a variety of economic issues.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Copyright acknowledgments; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Why are there no Austrian Socialists? Ideology, science, and the Austrian school; Economic calculation: the Austrian contribution to political economy; Hayek's The Road to Serfdom revisited: government failure in the argument against Socialism; Coase, Communism, and the ̃Black Box̃ of Soviet-type economies; The Soviet experiment with pure Communism; The political economy of utopia: Communism in Soviet Russia, 1918 21; Soviet venality: a rent-seeking model of the Communist state.
Credibility, commitment, and Soviet economic reformPerestroika and public choice: the economics of autocratic succession in a rent-seeking society; The reform trap in economics and politics in the former Communist economies; Promises made and promises broken in the Russian transition; The Russian crisis: perils and prospects for post-Soviet transition; The political infrastructure of economic development; Why culture m.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780203469682 (electronic bk.)
0203469682 (electronic bk.)
9780415238137 (hardcover)
0415238137 (hardcover)
0415238137 (hardcover)
OCLC # 232157045
Additional Format Print version: Boettke, Peter J. Calculation and coordination. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001 (DLC) 00042218