Wilson Center Experts

Julie M. Hessler

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Assistant Professor, History Department, University of Oregon
Wilson Center Project(s):
Soviet Trade, Distribution, and Exchange in the 1920s: The Evolution of a Functional Economy

Project Summary

evolution of Soviet trade form the end of the civil war to the forcible closure of private stores in 1929-30 social effects of the Soviet economic experiement relationship between legal private trade under NEP and the black markets of the civil war and Stalin eras behaviours of Soviet consumers under the mixed economy of NEP versus later organization of the official sector vis-à-vis the beureaucratized distribution of the Stalin years