Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) of the USSR
The Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) was formed in 1918. TsSU was the main statistical organization of the Soviet Union until around 1981 when Goskomstat, the State Committee for Statistics, replaced it. Concurrent with the dissolution of the USSR in 1991, Goskomstat was subsequently replaced by Statkom of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Sources & Citations
Herrera, Y. (2010). Mirrors of the Economy: National Accounts and International Norms in Russia and Beyond. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. (Section on Goskomstat and Statkom)
Ericson, R. E. (1988). The Soviet statistical debate: Khanin vs. TsSU. New York: W. Averell Harriman Institute for Advanced Study of the Soviet Union.
Clem, R. S. (1986). Research guide to the Russian and Soviet censuses. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Krylov, C.A. (1979) The Soviet Economy: How it Really Works. Lexington: Lexington Books. (PP. 67-68 Statistical Organizations)