Accession Number:

ADA955412

Title:

Soviet Post Attack Recovery: An Initial Assessment

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Feb 1976-May 1978

Corporate Author:

SRI INTERNATIONAL ARLINGTON VA STRATEGIC STUDIES CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

This Technical Note examines the applicability of using and econometric model in the evaluation of the recovery potential of the Soviet Union following a nuclear war. Specific observations are made concerning the limitations of such an analytical tool in assessing intersectoral differences during recovery and improvements needed in a econometric model constructed for examining peacetime economic processes if features of recovery phenomena are to be properly treated. Contents Basic Characteristics of this Approach to Economic Analysis of the Postattack-Recovery Process A Brief Description of SOVMOD II Results of Selected Tests Used in SOVMOD II Detailed Recovery Phenomena within the Industrial Sector Major Limitations of SOVMOD II for Recovery Analysis.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE