Russia's Economic Performance and Policies and Their Implications for the United States

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As has been the case with most of the world's economies, the Russian economy has been hit hard by the current global financial crisis. Even before the financial crisis, however, Russia was showing signs of economic problems. Russian economic policies and performance raise important policy questions for the United States
and the U.S.-Russian relationship which this report addresses. Might Russia's robust economic growth return? Is an economically strong Russia a threat or benefit to the United States? Is Russia following economic strategies that promote a market economy that underlies the international trade system manifested in the World Trade Organization?

Creator(s): Cooper, William H.
Location(s): Russia
Creation Date: June 29, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Cooper, William H.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: June 29, 2009
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Russia
Description:

As has been the case with most of the world's economies, the Russian economy has been hit hard by the current global financial crisis. Even before the financial crisis, however, Russia was showing signs of economic problems. Russian economic policies and performance raise important policy questions for the United States
and the U.S.-Russian relationship which this report addresses. Might Russia's robust economic growth return? Is an economically strong Russia a threat or benefit to the United States? Is Russia following economic strategies that promote a market economy that underlies the international trade system manifested in the World Trade Organization?

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23 pages.

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