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STEPAN ZEMTSOV: “THE INITIATIVE TO SWITCH CAR OWNERS TO COMPRESSED GAS WILL BE EFFECTIVE"

22 july 2020

Stepan Zemtsov, Senior Researcher, Innovation Economics Department of the Gaidar Institute, shared his opinion in an interview with “Izvestia” on the preferential program for  switching car owners from gasoline to compressed natural gas (CNG), thereby reducing fuel costs by 60–65%.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: “DENOMINATION HAS NO SENSE IN THE CURRENT SITUATION”

20 july 2020

The subject of denomination has been debated for a week on the information agenda. Alexander Deryugin, Researcher, Budget Policy Department, the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA “Federal Press”, whether it is really worth to expect the Ruble reform.

VLADIMIR NAZAROV: “RUSSIA WILL SURPRISE THE WEST BY THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY”

18 july 2020

Vladimir Nazarov, Deputy Head of International Research Department of Health Care Economics and Health Care Reform, the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Vzgliad” newspaper on the declaration made by experts of the EIU British Center that Russia will require twice as long for economic recovery, at least, four years, compared to global economy.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “NON-PAYMENTS AMIDST THE PANDEMIC REMIND OF 2015”

17 july 2020

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Department, the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Forbes”, on how lockdown and deterioration of economy resulted in a situation that part of businesses stopped paying their bills.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: “THE SIZE OF GDP REFLECTED IN THE BUDGET LAW IS NOT RELEVANT ANYMORE”

14 july 2020

Alexander Deryugin, Researcher, Budget Policy Department, the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Davydov. Index” on the results of the budget performance in HI, 2020, with its deficit amounting to approximately 2% of the GDP.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN, VLADIMIR NAZAROV: “THE PROGRAM OF NATIONAL PROJECTS HAS BEEN COMPLETED BY ONE THIRD"

10 july 2020

Vladimir Nazarov, Deputy Head of the International Research Department of Health Care Economics and Health Care Reform, the Gaidar Institute, and Alexander Deryugin, Researcher, Budget Policy Department, the Gaidar Institute, commented to Izvestia on the level of the national goals’ implementation in HI, 2020.

ALEXEY VEDEV: WE MAY FACE A “VISCOUS” CRISIS”

06 july 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department, the Gaidar Institute, shared his forecast for development of Russian economy under coronavirus pandemic with “Kommersant” newspaper.

PAVEL TRUNIN: “IT IS DIFFICULT TO BUILD FORECASTS FOR OIL PRICES IN THE CURRENT SITUATION”

06 july 2020

Pavel Trunin, Director of Center for Macro-Economics and Finance of the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Svobodnaya Pressa” periodical on the forecast made by German Gref, CEO of Sberbank, on strengthening of Russian Ruble by the end of 2020 to RUB 60-62 per US Dollar.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “RECOVERY OF THE ECONOMY WILL BE SLOW ESPECIALLY IN THE SERVICE INDUSTRY”

06 july 2020

“TASS” cites a consensus forecast compiled by a survey of investment bank analysts and rating agencies, which indicates that the decline in Russia's GDP will slow down by the end of Q3 2020 due to lifting of restrictions resulted from coronavirus and will amount to 5.9%.

SERGEY DROBYSHEVSKY: “THE ECONOMIES OF THE FORMER SOCIALIST BLOC COUNTRIES HAVE DRAMATICALLY CHANGED OVER 30 YEARS”

06 july 2020

Sergey Drobyshevsky, Scientific Director of the Gaidar Institute, talked to “AiF” Publishing House on how the economies of these countries have changed after the collapse of the socialist bloc.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “INTRODUCTION OF PROGRESSIVE PIT WILL NOT DEMAND ANY ADDITIONAL REPORTING FROM INDIVIDUALS”

06 july 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, replied live on radio station “Govorit Moskva” to questions related to progressive taxation: how difficult it will be to administer personal income tax, whether changes will require additional reporting from individuals and how much it will cost to administer the changed tax.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “A STRONG INITIATIVE IS REQUIRED TO STIMULATE SMALL BUSINESS”

06 july 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Christian science monitor”, one of the leading American newspapers, the measures of economic recovery in Russia after the coronavirus pandemic ended.

STEPAN ZEMTSOV: “LESS THAN 10% OF PRIVATE ENTERPRISES BENEFIR FROM THE STATE SUPPORT IN RUSSIA”

24 june 2020

Stepan Zemtsov, Senior Researcher, Innovation Economics Department of the Gaidar Institute, spoke to “Nezavisimaya Gazeta”  on untimely state support provided to the small and medium-sized business sector threatened with bankruptcy amid crisis.

ALEXEY VEDEV:”I AM NEGATIVE ABOUT THE INTRODUCTION OF PROGRESSIVE TAXATION”

24 june 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to “MK” on the Vladimir Putin proposal to raise the PIT rate from 13% to 15% per year for those who earn over annual RUB 5 million.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “THERE ARE MANY INCONSISTENCIES IN THE SUBMITTED MACROFORECAST”

23 june 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, told “Izvestia” about the inconsistencies in the submitted forecast for socio-economic development of Russia until 2023, that the Ministry of Finance was not again happy with.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “TAX INCREASE IN THE WAKE OF CRISIS IS NOT A POPULAR MEASURE”

23 june 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to OSNMEDIA on the initiative to raise PIT up to 15% for Russians earning over RUB 5 million per year.