Wilson Center Experts

Andrea Graziosi

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Researcher, Dept. of History and Theory of Public Economy, Universita di Napoli
Wilson Center Project(s):
G.L. Pjatakov and the Birth of the Soviet Administrative Industrial System (1917-1937)
Oct 01, 1990
Jan 01, 1991

Project Summary

biography of G.L. Pjatakov: real organizer of Soviet industry, vice chairman of Gosplan and Vsnch in the 1920s, first deputy of Narkomtjazprom in the 1930s, one of Bucharin’s closest friends, chief of the Ukrainian Bolsheviks, a leader of the Left Communists, Trockij’s strictest collaborator, chairman of the State Bank and Dzerzinskij’s and Ordzonikidze’s deputy at Vsnch and Nktp G.L. Pjatakov’s influence on the Soviet industrial administrative system, the forms it took, its capabilities, and its inner mechanisms