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Title Can Russia compete? [electronic resource] / Raj M. Desai, Itzhak Goldberg, editors.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 183 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-174) and index.
Contents Introduction / Raj M. Desai and Itzhak Goldberg -- Productivity / Mark Schaffer and Boris Kuznetsov -- Fostering knowledge absorption / Itzhak Goldberg ... [et. al.] -- Upgrading skills / Hong Tan, Vladimir Gimpelson, and Yevgeniya Savchenko -- Improving the investment climate / Raj M. Desai.
Summary "Looks at Russian government's push toward a knowledge-based economy, particularly in the manufacturing sector. Quantifies and benchmarks sector's relative strengths, identifying opportunities to increase Russian productivity and competitiveness. Examines underlying firm-level determinants of knowledge absorption, competitiveness, and productivity, with an eye to improving workers' skill levels and the investment climate"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Competition -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Economic policy -- 1991-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Desai, Raj M., 1966-
Goldberg, Itzhak, 1947-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780815718314 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815718314 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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