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Gorbachev's New Thinking: Prospects For Joint Ventures
Gorbachev's New Thinking: Prospects For Joint Ventures
Edited by Ronald D. Liebowitz
Ballinger (for the International Institute for Economic Advancement), 1988, 213 pp

In spite of the subtitle, only one of these papers deals primarily with joint ventures. It mainly calls for a better understanding of the usefulness of compensation agreements. Another study says that disappointment with compensation agreements is among the reasons Japanese-Soviet ventures in the Far East are not doing well. In other papers, a number of academics and three intelligence officials reflect familiar Western thinking about what perestroika is all about and how far it may go.