RUS375 Iowa State University Bolris Yeltsin Economic Policies Paper

Here’s a question meant for the economics / business majors among us. How do you think Bolris Yeltsin’s economic policies of the early 1990’s (especially the economic shock therapy) allow for the emergence of Russia’s oligarchs? Give specific examples from the readings and video materials of the course.

Keep in mind that your response should NOT simply be a summary of the assigned reading. A higher grade will be awarded to posts that demonstrate student’s ability to provide an original interpretation of the topic while also applying relevant concepts, issues, and theories covered in the module.