Unemployment trends in Russia of the 1990s
International Journal of Social Economics
Abstract The year of 1992 icitnessed liberalization of the price system in Russia (Tseny v Rossiiskoi Federatsii, 1994, p. 5). As a result, aUtliat was hidden and suppressed became open and free to move. This was especially true for unemployment in the country. Since 1992, Russia has experienced growing unemployment accompanied by a decline in the labor force and employment. Accordingly, the paper examines unemployment trends in Russia during tlie period of 1992-1996 based on available official Russian statistics. The paper relies exclusively on Russian sources as tlie primary information on the transitional macroeconomic developments in the country.
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Raiklin, Ernest, "Unemployment trends in Russia of the 1990s" (1999). Faculty Publications. 3789.