Contest for the best graduate qualification paper on economics
Since 1 April, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy holds an annual Contest for the best graduate qualification paper on economics.
Ivan Lyubimov: Weak Institutions May Limit Economic Growth More Then Inferior Education System
On 29 September, the Institute for Transition Economies of the Bank of Finland published the research: "Are Educational Reforms Necessarily Growth-Enhancing? Weak institutions as the Cause of Policy Failure" by Ivan Lyubimov, Senior Researcher dedicated to the analysis of the need of consistent implementation of institutional reforms.
Mikhail Khromov: Investment and consumption of the households remain in the red so far
On 28 September, Director of the Center for Structural Research, Mikhail Khromov, participated in the RBC-TV program “Bogdanov is aware” where they discussed the impact of the Ruble’s strengthening on the economic growth.
Ivan Lyubimov: Education Reform Should Be Accompanied by Institutional Changes in the Economy and Political System
On 26 September, the Institute for Economies in Transition of the Bank of Findland published research: “Corrupt Bureaucrats, Bad Managers, and the Slow Race Between Education and Technology” by Ivan Lyubimov, Senior Researcher dedicated to the analysis of the impact of institutional limitations on the quality of human capital.
Sergei Drobyshevsky: Chances of Introduction of Differentiated Rates of Excises on Beer May Grow after the Crisis is Over
On 26 September, the Profibeer.ru Web-site published an interview of Sergei Drobyshevsky, Academic Director in which he substantiates the need of introducing a reduced rate of excises on low-alcohol beer.
Experts of the Gaidar Institute on the Monetary Policy of the Central Bank of Russia
The Dengi I Kredit magazine (No.9, 2016) carried an article: “The Effect of Interest Rates on Economic Growth” by Sergei Drobyshevsky, Academic Director and Alexandra Bozhechkova, Head of the Monetary Policy Department.
This paper presents calculations of various economic indicators for the Russian Federation in the period from August 2016 to January 2017, which were performed using time series models developed as a result of research conducted by the Gaidar Institute over the past few years.
Russian industry in H1 2016: zero dynamics - Business fixed investment in H1 2016 - Adaptability index in Q3 2016: alltime high for monitoring years - Russian regions: ongoing slowrolling crisis - The real estate market in the Russian Federation in H1 2016 - Russia in global exports: 2015-2016 - Russian food embargo: minor losses in western countries - Bank of Russia liquidity management of the banking sector: observations based on the past three years experience - The effect of renewable energy sources on the global power industry - The raise of excise tax rates will hamper the tax maneuver
Main topics of the issue: Russian regions: ongoing slowrolling crisis - Russian industry in H1 2016: zero dynamics - Adaptability index in Q3 2016: alltime high for monitoring years - Russia in global exports: 2015-2016 - Russian food embargo: minor losses in western countries.
Balance of payments: January–June 2016 - Regional budgets: debt reductions amid austerity - Banking sector: state banks generate all profit - Pass-through effect: rise in prices in Q3 will slow down - Russian industry in June 2016 (base on data obtained from business surveys conducted by Gaidar Institute) - Adaptability index of Russian industry: still at maximum - Sources of fixed investment: characteristics of investment pause - Russia’s exports in January–May 2016: factors of decline - Income, poverty and prices: trends of 2016 - Strategies of financial behaviour of the population: under the pressure of “News-Driven Economy” - Current estimates and problems of financial literacy measurement in the world practice - State property management: statistical portrait novelties - The specifics of the new state program of development of the militaryindustrial complex.
Main topics of the issue: Balance of payments: January-June 2016 - Regional budgets: debt reductions amid austerity - Income, poverty and prices: trends of 2016 - Banking sector: state banks generate all profit - Adaptability index of Russian industry: still at maximum.