Problems of Developing Collective Consumption in Socialist Countries

  • E. Kapustin
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In economic literature, including that of the Soviet Union, there is unfortunately no common and precise definition of ‘collective consumption’ or, in other words, ‘joint satisfaction of requirements’.


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    K. Marx and F. Engels, Collected Works (1955), vol. 2, p. 542.Google Scholar
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    K. I. Mikulsky, Public Consumption Funds in the Member-Countries of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance. Information Bulletin of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Economic Series, No. 6 (1978), p. 92.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Kapustin
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  1. 1.Academy of Science of the USSRRussia

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