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Steven R. Rosefielde (born 1942) is Professor of Comparative Economic Systems at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[1] He is also a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.

Steven Rosefielde
NationalityUnited States
Alma materHarvard University
Scientific career
FieldsRussian, Soviet and Communist studies, comparative economic systems and international security
InstitutionsUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Reviews and citationsEdit

Rosefielde's work has been reviewed in peer journals. Red Holocaust was reviewed in Scandinavian Economic History Review Volume 59, Issue 3.[2] Russia since 1980: Wrestling with Westernization was reviewed in History: Reviews of New Books Volume 38, Issue 4.[3] Measuring enterprise efficiency in the Soviet Union: A stochastic frontier analysis has been cited over seventy times.[4]

Selected worksEdit

  • Steven Rosefielde; Jonathan Leightner (19 September 2017). China's Market Communism: Challenges, Dilemmas, Solutions. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1138125230.
  • Russia since 1980: Wrestling with Westernization, with Stefan Hedlund, Cambridge University Press, 2009
  • Red Holocaust, Routledge, 2009
  • Economic Welfare and the Economics of Soviet Socialism: Essays in Honor of Abram Bergson, Cambridge University Press, 2008
  • The Russian Economy: From Lenin to Putin, Wiley-Blackwell, 2007
  • Masters of Illusion: American Leadership In The Media Age, Cambridge University Press, 2006
  • Comparative Economic Systems: Culture, Wealth, and Power in the 21st Century, Wiley-Blackwell, 2002, 2005, 2008
  • Russia in the 21st Century: The Prodigal Superpower, Cambridge University Press, 2004
  • Premature Deaths: Russia's Radical Economic Transition in Soviet Perspective, Europe-Asia Studies (2001). 53 (8): 1159–1176. doi:10.1080/09668130120093174.
  • Efficiency and Russia's Economic Recovery Potential to the Year 2000 and Beyond, ed., Ashgate Publishing, 1998
  • Documented Homicides and Excess Deaths: New Insights into the Scale of Killing in the USSR during the 1930s. (PDF file) Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 321–333. University of California, 1997.
  • False Science: Underestimating the Soviet Arms Buildup. An Appraisal of the CIA's Direct Costing Effort, 1960–1985, 1988
  • World Communism at the Crossroads: Military Ascendancy, Political Economy, and Human Welfare, 1980
  • Soviet International Trade in Heckscher-Ohlin Perspective: An Input-Output Study, 1973


  1. ^ Steven Rosefielde – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  2. ^ Kragh, Martin (2011). "Book Reviews Red Holocaust". Scandinavian Economic History Review. 59 (3): 312–314. doi:10.1080/03585522.2011.617586.
  3. ^ Rowley, David G. (2010). "A Review of "Russia since 1980: Wrestling with Westernization"". History: Reviews of New Books. 38 (4): 138–139. doi:10.1080/03612759.2010.500213.
  4. ^ "Steven Rosefielde". Retrieved 20 September 2015.