Problems of Developing Collective Consumption in Socialist Countries

  • E. Kapustin
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


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’.


Public Transport Collective Form German Democratic Republic Socialist Country Administration Cost 
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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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