Wilson Center Experts

Judith Ann Thornton

Fellowship
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
Wilson Center Project(s):
Decision Making and Technological Choice in Soviet Electric Power

Project Summary

Explores how changes in institutional arrangements and processes have influenced the technical parameters and performance indices of the Soviet electric power industry. Traces historical changes in the processes of planning, management and financial analysis of the power industry and relates them to data on technology, performance and productivity in the sector.