In Soviet Economy and the War the author presents a concise factual record of Soviet economic developments during a short period. This book outlines the economic planning and performance that accompanied the military training and preparation to meet the onset of Nazism.
To some extent complementary to Dobb's Soviet Economy & the War, the author offers detailed studies of a few special aspects of the Soviet Economic System.
1. Introduction. 2. Russia Before the Five Year Plan. 3. The First Five-Year Plan. 4. The Second Five-Year Plan and the Third. A Note on Some Estimates of Mr Colin Clark. 5. What is the War Potential of the USSR? 6. The Location of Soviet Industry. 7. Collective Farms. 8. The Role of the Trade Unions. 9. The Plan and the Budget.
Preface. 1. Economic Planning in USSR. 2. The Soviet Financial System. 3. Work and Wages. 4. The Economic Effects of the War.
Maurice Dobb was the foremost Marxian economist of his generation in Britain. He was noted for his contributions to value theory, the theory of economic planning and the analysis of Soviet economic development. This set will re-issue 7 of his most important works.