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Raymond A. Bauer

Raymond A. Bauer was the Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School from 1974 until his death in 1977. He earned his doctorate at Harvard University in 1950 and was a fellow in the Russian Research Center. In 1953 Bauer joined the MIT Center for International Studies and in 1955 became a fellow in MIT's Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Science. He returned to Harvard in 1957 as Professor of Business Administration. Raymond A. Bauer's work focused on such diverse subjects as Soviet psychology, advertising and consumer behavior, the policy making process in government, and the social responsiveness of corporations.

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The raw material for these vignettes came from hundreds of interviews with Soviet refugees, conducted by the Harvard Refugee Interview Project in 1950-1951. These data were later supported by work at the Harvard Russian Research Center and at the M.I.T. Center for International Studies, and from information from the Soviet press.

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The focus of this volume is nothing less than the entire set of social indicators—statistics, statistical series, and all other forms of evidence—that enable us to assess where we stand and where we are going with respect to our values and goals and to evaluate specific programs and determine their impact.