Evsey Domar speaks on the realities and misperceptions of the Soviet Union. In particular, he discusses Soviet economics, collective farms in Odessa, factory conditions in Kiev and schooling in Moscow. Domar also informs possible tourists on the level of control Russian authorities impose on what is seen and unseen. This excerpt was originally broadcast on WFCR on November 11, 1959.
Evsey Domar, born April 16, 1914, was a Russian-American economist. He is best known for developing the Harrod-Domar model, a post-Keynesian economic model that demonstrates an economy’s growth in terms of level of saving and productivity of capital. A professor of the University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, and M.I.T. Domar died on April 1, 1997 in Concord, MA.