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David Graber says in this interview on The Real News,

My favorite example is Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union in the 10 years between, I think it was 1991 or two, and 2002, the total number of bureaucrats went up by 25%. So, if after the Soviet Union they still end up with more bureaucrats during shock therapy. The economy was like 30% smaller, and the number of bureaucrats was 25% bigger. [...] That's the thing, the 25% is the number of civil servants. Since all this stuff was privatized, a lot of those bureaucrats were still there doing the same things, so they were theory not bureaucrats anymore. The total number in the public sector still went up. So, God knows how many more bureaucrats there really were under capitalism then there were under state socialism.

Is it true that capitalism brought more bureaucrats after the fall of the Soviet Union.

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    +1: I'm concerned that your final line seems to attribute the cause to capitalism, but I am not sure that Graber intends that. In particular, there is a confounding factor of having 15 economies/regulatory bodies covering the population rather than one. – Oddthinking May 15 '17 at 7:37
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Here is some research which would seem to support the claim. Public employment did not fall much. It expanded in certain areas. In particular employment expanded among regional governments.

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    This would be a lot easier to read if the relevant information was copied into the post rather than being hidden inside screenshots. – Brythan May 15 '17 at 10:56
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    Also charge your battery and get to bed ! – daniel May 15 '17 at 14:00

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