The current state of agriculture and agricultural statistics in Russia (Article of A.V. Chayanov)

Chayanov A.V. The current state of agriculture and agricultural statistics in Russia (Article of A.V. Chayanov) // The Russian Peasant Studies. 2018. V.3. №1. P. 41-53.

DOI: 10.22394/2500-1809-2018-3-1-41-53


This is the first publication in Russian of the article of the classic of the Russian agrarian-economic thought and the leader of the organization-production school Alexander Vasilievich Chayanov (1888–1937), which was written in 1928 and published in the same year in French in the journal “Revue d’Economie Politique”. The Russian original is kept in the archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The article describes the state of the agricultural science in the USSR, provides an overview of the main directions of agrarian-economic studies in the late 1920s, and summarizes Chayanov’s theory of peasant economy. The comments were prepared by I.А. Kuznetsov.


History of economic thought, history of science in Russia, organization-production school, peasant studies, A.V. Chayanov.

About the authors

Chayanov Alexander V.
Kuznetsov Igor A., PhD (History), Senior Researcher at the School of Public Policy Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. 119571, Moscow, prospect Vernadskogo, 82.
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