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The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KV202231 KV22 The Russian Market Economy 3 ECTS
Organised by
International Business
Person in charge
Kari Liuhto

Learning outcomes

In order to comprehend contemporary Russia and predict its future development, it is necessary to study the historic development of the Russian society and analyse the fundaments of the contemporary Russian economy. After completing the course, a student has gained general knowledge of the Russian society and economy.


The course gives an overview of the historic development and the current state of Russia.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

No lectures. Study the given course material independently and register directly to the written exam in Nettiopsu. Four possibilities to take the exam are offered in each academic year.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
The final grade is based on the written exam.

Recommended year of study

2nd or 3rd year

Study materials

  1. Ketola, Kari; Vihavainen, Timo, Changing Russia? History, Culture and Business. Helsinki, Finemor Oy 2014.
  2. Sutela, Pekka, The Political Economy of Putin's Russia. New York, Routledge 2012.
  3. Åslund, Anders, Russia’s capitalist revolution: why market reform succeeded and democracy failed. Washington, Peterson Institute for International Economics 2007.
  4. Gregory, Paul R.; Stuart, Robert C., Russian and Soviet economic performance and structure. New York, Harper Collins College Publishers 2001.

Further information

This course was previously KV22/TM32 The Russian Market Economy.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
Economic Sociology
Business Japanese
Business Chinese
Finnish Study Modules
Multilingual Business Communication