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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to ‘a transition in Russia’ course

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 44 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Introduction9m
Economic importance of Russia. Size matters6m
Territory as an economic asset6m
Territory full with resources5m
How to make use in full of all the treasures available?4m
How the transition was at all possible?9m
5 readings
About the University10m
Assessment10m
Course Staff10m
Course Plan10m
Basic Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Territory full with resources30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Brief Russian economic history

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 90 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Pillars of market reforms15m
State assets privatization. Vouchers19m
Another side of privatization.Buy-outs 118m
Another side of privatization.Buy-outs 223m
1 reading
Readings for Week 210m
1 practice exercise
Brief Russian economic history30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Pillars of market reforms

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 78 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Real estate privatization9m
Outcomes9m
Paradoxes16m
Basics and conclusions. Reform Goals for Russia22m
Other aspects of reforms2m
1 reading
Readings for Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Pillars of market reforms30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Lost opportunities of transition

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
1998 crisis11m
Understanding the crisis roots 120m
Understanding the crisis roots 24m
Outcomes of transition. Paradoxes9m
1 reading
Reading for Week 410m
1 practice exercise
Lost opportunities of transition30m

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