Kaser, Michael Charles

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KASER, Michael Charles

KASER, Michael Charles. British, b. 1926. Genres: Area studies, Economics. Career: H.M. Foreign Service, London and Moscow, Staff, 1947-51; U.N. Secretariat, Geneva, Economic Affairs Officer, 1951-63; Oxford University, Faculty Fellow, 1963-72, Lecturer in Soviet Economics, 1963-72, Latin Preacher, 1982, St. Antony's College, Professorial Fellow, 1972-83, Reader in Economics, 1972-83, Director of the Institute for Russian, Soviet and E. European Studies, 1988-93, Emeritus Fellow, 1993-; Birmingham University, Institute for German Studies, Honorary Professor, 1994-. Publications: Comecon, 1965, 1967; Soviet Economics, 1970; (with J. Zielinski) Planning in East Europe, 1970; Health Care in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1976; (with S. Mehrotra) The Central Asian Economies since Independence, 1992; Privatization in the CIS, 1995; The Economies of Kazakstan and Uzbekistan, 1997. EDITOR: Economic Development for Eastern Europe, 1958; Soviet Affairs No. 4, 1966; (with R. Portes) Planning and Market Relations, 1971; (with H. Hohmann and K. Thalheim) The New Economic Systems of East Europe, 1975; (with A. Brown) The Soviet Union since the Fall of Khrushchev, 1975; (gen. ed.) Economic History of Eastern Europe 1919-1975, 3 vols., 1985-86; (co-) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1982, 2nd ed., 1994; (with A. Brown) Soviet Policy for the 1980s, 1982; (with E.A.G. Robinson) Early Steps in Comparing East-West Economies, 1992; (with D. Phillips) Education and Economic Change in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union, 1992. Address: 31 Capel Close, Oxford OX2 7LA, England.