How would you classify the Soviet economy prior to the break-up of the Soviet Union?

An Autopsy of the Soviet Economy

by Gordon M. Hahn

http://www.hoover.org/publications/hoover-digest/article/6792

Assignment: Read the article “An Autopsy of the Soviet Economy” then find additional articles in the library on the topic to describe the state of the transition. Write a 500 to 750 word paper in APA format responding to the following questions:

1.     1.How would you classify the Soviet economy prior to the break-up of the Soviet Union? Explain your rationale.

2.     2.Why did the Soviet economy fail?

3.     3.How would you classify the Russian economy as it is currently?

4.     4.Is it still a 
transitional economy, how so?