Analysis of Federal Transfers Impact over Regional Authorities Behavior (press-release)

The IET's press-office informs of a new work entitled “Analysis of Federal Transfers Impact over Regional Authorities Behavior” by V. Idrisova and L. Freinkman was published under the series “Research Papers” (No. 137).


The objective of the work is the analysis of the impact of grants, allocated from the central government budget for the expenditures of regional budgets, and the “sticker” effect, which means a traditional disproportion between the federal transfers and the amount of regional expenditure. In this work, the econometric models are provided for the estimates of the “sticker” effect scale in regional terms. The results of the presented work can be used for further enhancement of intergovernmental fiscal relations in Russia.

The publication of the present paper was sponsored with the grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).