Wilson Center Experts

Thomas C Owen

Visiting Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Professor, Louisiana State University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Business Organizations in the Russian Empire, 1867-1905

Project Summary

Presents the history of capitalist institutions in the Russian Emprire, expanding on his previous study of the social and ideological evolution of the Moscow merchants. Charts the growth of corporations, the activities of business organizations, the interaction between the commercial-undustrial leadership and the tsarist government on economic policy.