Wilson Center Experts

Carol S. Leonard

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Lecturer, Oxford University
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Evolution of the Labor Market in Russia
Dec 01, 1992
Jan 01, 1993

Project Summary

Focusing on 1780-1914, this project tracks the long process and gradual growth from serfdom to industrial expansion, and attempts to account for the delay of the emergence of the labor market. Discusses emancipation, peasant customs and laws, agriculture, the Land Commune, property rights, and household dynamics.