Crimean war Lack of industrialisation Role of the state Riots Fear of the peasants
Needs of the state most important – state bank – industrial enterprises => private banks Growth in investment Growth in railway funded by loans Prevention of waste as accounts published Tax on vodka production – end of corruption and re-investment
Fiscal reform Peasant State Bank Nobles State bank Abolition of the poll tax Protectionism via tariffs Factory inspectorate Planned income tax but failed to intro
Highest tariffs in Russian history State played an active role in the economy Encouraged foreign investment Tariff protection Promoted Heavy industry
Huge development Most still cottage workers Growth of railway …………..
1894 – still little change No real desire to improve working conditions
Witte Stolypin Background Positions of power Aims Actions Success Failures Background Positions of power Aims Actions Success Failures