[OPE-L:2208] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Markets and Information

From: clyder (wpc@dcs.gla.ac.uk)
Date: Tue Jan 18 2000 - 04:58:00 EST

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> 2. The Fel'dman methods actually worked OK in the Soviet Union until it
> began to exhaust its surplus labor pool in the 1970s. It always seemed to
> me that the difficulty the Soviet system had in adapting investment policy
> to labor shortage conditions was its most important economic failing. Even
> so, as a number of books, including Kotz and Weir, show, it is doubtful
> that economic failures contributed much directly and in the short term to
> the crisis of the Soviet system in the 1980s.
 Could you give me a reference to these books?

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