Books by Alfred Kokh

Released: Sept. 15, 1998

"Kokh's account of the process is largely technical, but it's a valuable account of the work of a small group of courageous technocrats who may have saved a country."
None of the reforms undertaken by the early Yeltsin government may have been more significant than the decision to give the whole Russian population shares in as many formerly state-owned enterprises as possible, and Kokh, as deputy premier in charge of the process until 1997, was closer to that privatization than anyone. Read full book review >