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 Lubimov: It is indirectly suggested to limit the chance to get higher education in Russia
On 5 August daily Vedomosty released an article written by senior researcher Ivan Lubimov “Education follows the economy” dedicated to the development of human capital in Russia.
Mikhail Khromov: The peak of the slump is probably left behind, but indicators of demand and investments are still low
On 28 July, Mikhail Khromov, Director of the Structural Research Center gave an interview to "Bogdanov v Kurse" program on the RBC-TV.
Опубликован «Оперативный мониторинг экономической ситуации в России» №13(31), Июль 2016
Опубликован №13(31), 2016 «Оперативного мониторинга экономической ситуации в России. Тенденции и вызовы социально-экономического развития» – аналитического обзора, задачей которого является отслеживание текущих тенденций и изменений в экономике России.
The Gaidar Institute hosted a round table on the development of Islamic banking in Russia
On 19 July, panel discussion “Legal aspects of creating Islamic financial sector in Russia” took place at the Gaidar Institute. The participants discussed the prospects of changing the Russian legislation in order to legally introduce and provide partner banking. Also, the question of adaptation of Islamic finance instruments to Russian law enforcement practice was raised during the expert discussion.
Issue No.12(30), July 2016 of the "Online Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook" Was Published
Issue No.12(30), 2016 of the analytical review – The Online Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook. Trends and Challenges of the Social and Economic Development – was published. The goal of the above review is to follow current trends and changes in the Russian economy.
The review provides a detailed analysis of main trends in Russia's economy in 2015. 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.
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
This paper presents calculations of various economic indicators for the Russian Federation in the period from July to December 2016, which were performed using time series models developed as a result of research conducted by the Gaidar Institute over the past few years.
Main topics of the issue: Passthrough effect: rise in prices in Q3 will slow down; Russia’s exports in January-May 2016: factors of decline; Sources of fixed investment: characteristics of investment pause; Strategies of financial behaviour of the population: under the pressure of “newsdriven economy”.
Macroeconomic forecast for 2016–2018: the economy is passing through the lowest point of the current crisis - Monetary policy of the Russian Central Bank: risks and limitations - There are no preconditions for the investment growth in Russia - Fixed capital investment in Q1 2016 - The Russian economy in expectation of growth - Oil sector: potential for tax incentives - Russian exports to the EU: a general decline with mixed trends - “Anti-turkish embargo”: who lost the most? - Trade restrictions hamper world trade growth - Population’s social sentiment, Q2 2016 - Brexit results: macroeconomic risks - Brexit and trade and economic relations between Russia and the UK - Post-brexit Britain: its relations with the EU and its future in the framework of multilateral institutions.