25.09.2015 – Gaidar Readings in Vladivostok
On 25 September, Gaidar Readings on “New Rules and Mechanisms for Russia’s Far Eastern development: successes of the Asia-Pacific Region countries and historic basis of regional economy” will be held in Vladivostok.
2014 Best Graduation Papers in Economics Awards
Gaidar Institute nominates 2014 Best graduation papers in economics awards.
Contest for the Best Senior Thesis in Economics
From 1 April Gaidar Institute holds its annual Contest for the Best Senior Thesis in Economics.
Михаил Хромов: Оценки динамики российской экономики изменились с "совсем плохо" на "не очень плохо"
22 июля директор Центра структурных исследований Михаил Хромов дал интервью швейцарскому финансовому телевидению Ducascopy, в котором отметил снижение отрицательных прогнозов динамики экономики России в текущем году.
Arseny Mamedov: Further Reduction of Expenditure Creates Serious Risks without Implementation Structural Reforms
On 22 June 2015, Forbes published an article by Arseny Mamedov, Head of the Budgetary Policy Department, where he analyses "Main Directions of the Budgetary Policy for 2016 and for the Planned Period of 2017-2018" submitted by the Ministry of Finance.
Alexei Kudrin: In Order Greece Can Survive, at Least a Third of the Debt needs to be Written Off
On 13 July 2015, Alexei Krudrin, Gaidar Institute leading researcher, gave an interview to the TV channel “Russia-24” related to the sources of financial assistance to Greece.
Konstantin Kazenin: Emergence of ISIS as a New player in the North Caucasus again focuses on External Threat for this Region
On 9 July, the RBC web site posted an article by Konstantin Kazenin, senior researcher of the Center for Political Economy and Regional Development, under the title “ISIS’s Shadow: Is There an External Impact in the Caucasus and the Why Is It Dangerous.”
Maria Kazakova: Resource curse can become an advantage for the country
On 7 July, daily "Vedomosti" published an article by Maria Kazakova, deputy head of the International laboratory of Fiscal Sustainability, under the title "Jog In Place or a Step Forward" dedicated to the analysis of the efficient use of oil and gas revenues aimed at overcoming resource curse.
The review provides a detailed analysis of main trends in Russia's economy in 2014. The paper contains 6 big sections that highlight single aspects of Russia's economic development: the socio-political context; the monetary and credit spheres; financial sphere; the real sector; social sphere; institutional challenges. The paper employs a huge mass of statistical data that forms the basis of original computation and numerous charts.
Core themes of the issue: The political and economic results of June 2015 - Russia's inflation and monetary policy in May 2015 - Russian financial markets in May 2015 - Russia's State Budget in January-May 2015 - Russia's banking sector in May 2015 - Russian real sector of the economy in May 2015: factors and trends - Decomposition of Russia's GDP growth rate and GDP dynamics factors in 2015 - Investments in Russia's real sector of the economy in May 2015 - The Russian industry in May 2015 - Russian Foreign Trade in April 2015 - The real property market in the Russian Federation in Q1 2015 - Migration in Russia in Q1 2015 - The review of meetings of the Government of the RF in June 2015 - The review of Economic Legislation - An overview of Russian normative documents on taxation issues for May-June 2015 - Changes in the Russian regulatory base of the budget process in June 2015 - Gender equality as necessary component of economic growth
This Bulletin presents calculations of values of different economic indices of the Russian Federation in May–October of 2015 made on the basis on the time series models developed as a result of research carried out by the IEP in the past few years.
Core themes of the issue: The political and economic results of May 2015 - Russia’s inflation and monetary policy in April 2015 - Russian financial market in May 2015 - Russia’s state budget in January–April 2015 - Russian real sector of economy: factors and trends in April 2015 - Russian industry in April 2015 - Russian foreign trade in Q1 2015 - The living standards of the population of the Russian Federation - Mortgage in the Russian Federation in Q1 2015 - The review of meetings of the Government of the Russian Federation in May 2015 - The review of Russian economic legislation in May 2015 - The review of regulatory documents on taxation issues in April–May 2015 - Changes in the regulatory base of the budgetary process in May 2015 - Land reform in Dagestan: social and political risks - Inter-regional cross-subsidization in the Russian gas market: preserved inefficiency - New technology priorities: a reassessment of opportunities.
This Bulletin presents calculations of values of different economic indices of the Russian Fe deration in the second and third quarters of 2015 made on the basis on the time series models developed as a result of research carried out by the IEP in the past few years.