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earnings of Soviet workers human capital, loyalty and privilege : evidence from the Soviet Interview Project by Paul R. Gregory

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Published by University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Ill .
Written in English


  • Wages -- Soviet Union.

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Bibliography: p. [30-33]

StatementPaul R.Gregory, Janet Kohlhase.
SeriesWorking paper, Working paper (Soviet Interview Project) -- #13.
ContributionsKohlhase, Janet., Soviet Interview Project.
LC ClassificationsHD5046 G74 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination29, [19] p. --
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16430344M

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Working conditions for a Soviet worker changed over time; for instance, at the beginning of the Communist regime the government pursued a policy of worker participation at the enterprise level. During Joseph Stalin's crash-industrialisation drive, workers lost their right to participate in the functioning of the enterprise, and their working conditions deteriorated. At the 24th Congress of their party the Soviet modern revisionists announced that per cent of the Party effective are white-collar workers and only per cent are workers, at a time when the workers make up 58 per cent of the total number of the country's working people. THe Soviet system was one of those innumerable creations of the human mind which seem to owe their existence to a fortunate historical accident. It has survived because it proved to be peculiarly well adapted to become the organ of that dictatorship of the workers which lies at . Scroll forward in the book to find average weekly earnings and other breakouts. Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, edition. Minimum wage set by federal law, All wage and salary workers, Prices and purchasing power of workers' pay in Soviet Union,

Clothing was quite expensive in the Soviet Union, and a winter coat, which seems like a basic thing to have if you happen to live in Russia, was extremely expensive, and could consume a whole month worth of salary or more for an average worker ( roubles). .   Low-qualified industrial worker - roubles. Serviceman or goverment official - roubles. Scientist, engineer or high-qualified worker - roubles. Plus so-called "13th wage" - traditional annual payment, usually equal of monthly wage. Plus various gifts to shock workers, and stuff like that. So, annual income of Soviet engineer is 8, Chernobyl' has become a metaphor not only for the horror of uncontrolled nuclear power but also for the collapsing Soviet system and its reflexive secrecy and deception, disregard for the safety and welfare of workers and their families, and inability to deliver basic services such as health care and transportation, especially in crisis situations. How did the Soviet workers substitute their meager income at the places of work? Let's learn a new Soviet word: "NESOON" My book about arriving in America in.

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