(12) As George Kleiner, Deputy Director of TsEMI
puts it, Russia's economy is an archipelago with a few islands of natural resource financed prosperity, and a multitude of impoverished industrial and agrarian islets, some partially submerged, separated by a vast sea without bridges or other adequate connections.
See Koryagina T., "Analiz, otsenki, prognozy" (Analysis, assessments, estimates), in Tenevaya ekonomika: Metody analysa i otsenki (Underground economy: Methods of analysis and assessment) (Moskva: TsEMI
AN SSSR, 1987).
Skokov, "Programma otsenki effektivnosti funktsionirovaniia predpriiatii na osnove rascheta stokhasticheskikh granits proizvodstva," (A Program for Estimating the Efficiency of Enterprises on the Basis of Computing Stochastic Production Frontiers), in Sistemy programmnovo obespecheniia resheniia zadach optimal' novo planirovaniia (Systems of Program Techniques for Solving the Task of Optimal Planning), ed., Moscow, TsEMI
Ekonomicheskaia Strategiia Tekhnicheskogo Razvitiia [Economic Strategy of Technical Development], Moscow: TsEMI
. Murrell, P.
(1989), Perspective on Technological Diffusion Strategy, [in Russian], Moscow, TSEMI
Over the past several years scholars at the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute (TsEMI
) of the USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow have been engaged in a research project of great potential value, one which might usefully be applied in a wide range of enterprises and industries in the West as well.