Yeltsin's reforms: Gorbachev II?

Goldman, Marshall I.
September 1992
Foreign Policy;Fall92, Issue 88, p76
Questions whether Boris Yelstin's efforts toward economic reforms in Russia will be any more successful than those of Mikhail Gorbachev. No appreciation that the end result of economic reform is an improved standard of living for the average Russian citizen; Gorbachev's ideological hurdles and powerful interest groups; Mistake in restricting entry into the market; Yeltsin's shock therapy; Adopting the Chinese approach; Need for a consistent foreign investment policy.


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