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Soviet and Post-Soviet Economic History: Articles

A selection of resources and starting points for research about Soviet and Post-Soviet Economic History.

Business/Economics Databases

Duke University Libraries subscribes to a large number of scholarly research databases specifically devoted to Business or Economics. Some selections include:

  • EconLit with Full Text
    Search scholarly literature (peer-reviewed journal articles) in the field of economics
  • ABI/INFORM Collection
    Search for journal articles, trade journals and market research reports with business and economic information
  • Business Source Complete
    Search for articles on management, finance, economics, industry, accounting, and international business from popular business magazines, scholarly journals, and trade publications.

Russian-specific Databases

General Databases

    access full runs of several leading English-language journals, such as Slavic Review and Russian Review. For best results, conduct an "advanced search" and use the "journal filter" to narrow results by "Slavic Studies" and "Economics."
  • ProQuest Research Library
    provides access to an extensive collection of journals, newspapers, and magazines. Date Coverage: Indexing: 1971-present; full-text: 1991-present; image: 1987-present.
  • IBZ Online
    international and interdisciplinary bibliography that documents academic periodical literature in the humanities and social sciences. Publications from 40 countries in more than 40 languages are taken into consideration.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Find journal articles covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present
  • PAIS Index
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    Search articles, government documents, and grey literature related to international politics and public policy
  • Political Science Complete
    Search for journal articles in political science and public policy

Business/Econmoics/Finance Newspapers

Database of Central Russian Newspapers (1995-present), full-text database of over 40 newspapers from Russia, including the following (current and historical) business newspapers:

  • Finansovaia gazeta
  • Ekonomika i zhizn'
  • Ezhednevnaia delovaia gazeta RBK
  • Kommersant"
  • Kommersant". Den'gi
  • Vedomosti
  • Finansovye Izvestiia (1998-2003)
  • NG. Politekonomiia (1997-2001)
  • Vremia novostei (2001-2010)

Search Tips

  • Use cross-search functionality to conduct a search under "Selected Publications" for keywords: e.g   "prices" (tseny) AND "oil" (neft')
  • Narrow results by adding additional terms, eg. "stock market" (fondovyi rynok OR fonodovaia birzha)