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Soviet Household under the Old Regime Economic Conditions and Behaviour in the 1970s

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ISBN-10: 0521383986

ISBN-13: 9780521383981

Edition: 1992

Authors: Gur Ofer, Aaron Vinokur

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This book provides the most detailed analysis to date of the economics of the Soviet urban household sector during the 1970s. It contains nine studies covering the size distribution of incomes and wealth, the incidence and causes of poverty, the labor supply of women, division of labor among household members and saving behavior. All these studies are based on a unique source of information: the returns of retrospective income surveys of Jewish immigrants to Israel and the United States and in each study Gur Ofer and Aaron Vinokur employ a cross-sectional econometric analysis of the data on individual households.
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Book details

List price: $106.99
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/14/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Sources
Prologue
Introduction: economics of the Soviet urban household in the 1970s
Private sources of income of the Soviet urban household
Soviet household saving
Inequality of earnings, household income and wealth in the Soviet Union in the 1970s
The distributive effects of the Social Consumption Fund in the Soviet Union
The size and the structure of population in poverty in the Soviet Union
Earning differentials by sex in the Soviet Union: a first look
Work and family roles of Soviet women: historical trends and cross-section analysis
Appendix
References
Index