1st Edition

Income Inequalities in the Former Soviet Union and Its Republics




ISBN 9781563242205
Published May 31, 1993 by Routledge
96 Pages

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This study analyses the newly available statistical evidence on income distribution in the former Soviet Union both by social group and by republic, and considers the significance of inequalities as a factor contributing to the demise of the Communist regime. Among the topics covered are wage distribution (interbranch and skill differentials and distribution in terms of gender, education, and age), income distribution for the former USSR as a whole, and wage and income distribution patterns for each republic, with analysis of regional differences.