Accession Number:

ADA158863

Title:

Throwing Off the Shackles: The Emergence of the Soviet Union into the Arena of World Trade.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

The Soviet Union has broken away form their traditional autarkic view and entered the arena of world trade. Initially focusing on and enjoying the political and economic benefits of trade with the West, the Soviets and not gradually enlarging their trade activity and shifting their attention to Third World markets for political and economic gain. It is the intent of the Soviet leadership to form a more operable and lasting extension of power through a stable triangle of influence, with MarxistLeninist ideology and political structure on one side, military support and arms supply on the other side, on an ever-expending, stabilizing economic base. This thesis examines the economic motivations and viability of these Soviet intentions. Keywords SovietUSSR World trade and Technology transfer.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE