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ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: MOSCOW SAVED REGIONS OF THE NORTH CAUCASIAN FEDERAL DISTRICT FROM THE BUDGET CRISIS

01 june 2020

Having studied the fiscal capacity of the regions based on the results of 4 months of 2020, Alexander Deryugin, Researcher of the Budget Policy Department, Gaidar Institute has come to a conclusion that Moscow saved regions of the North Caucasian Federal District from the budget crisis through the advanced allocation of fiscal transfers. Alexander Deryugin’s opinion was published by the Aktsenty online news outlet.

ALEXEI VEDEV: ECONOMIC FORECAST FOR JUNE 2020

30 may 2020

The Kommersant daily published an economic forecast for June. Alexei Vedev, Head of the Financial Studies Department, Gaidar Institute answered the following questions: What is the US Dollar/RUB exchange rate going to be? How will global prices of oil change? What will the inflation rate be? What is the US Dollar’s and Euro’s behavior going to be like on the global forex market?

SERGEI BELEV: INTRODUCTION OF THE COVID-TAX IS INFEASIBLE WITHOUT THE RF TAX CODE BEING AMENDED

28 may 2020

Sergei Belev, Head of the Budget Policy Department, Gaidar Institute has shared his views with the Rossiiskaya Gazeta publishers on infeasibility of the arbitrary introduction of the COVID-tax in Russia as it is practiced by entrepreneurs in Italy.  

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: US SANCTIONS AGAINST THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AS AN INSTRUMENT OF FIGHTING FOR VOTES

26 may 2020

Alexander Deryugin, Researcher of the Budget Policy Department, Gaidar Institute believes that the US may resort to anti-Russian sanctions after the launch of the election campaign. The expert shared his views on that with the Izvestia daily.

IRINA STARODUBROVSKAYA: COMPLIANCE WITH THE LOCKDOWN REGIME DURING THE EID-AL-FITR PERIOD IS A TEST OF PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN THE AUTHORITIES

25 may 2020

Irina Starodubrovskaya, Director of the Center for Political Economy and Regional Development, Gaidar Institute provided her comments to the Kavkazsky Uzel publishers on the introduction of limitations on the Eid-al-Fitr festivities in the North Caucasian republics because of the outspread of the coronavirus.

STEPAN SEMTSOV: SMALL AND MID-SIZED BUSINESSES ARE ON THE BRINK OF BANKRUPTCY

25 may 2020

Stepan Zemtsov, Senior Researcher of the Innovation Economy Department, Gaidar Institute told the Nezavisimaya Gazeta daily that the reduction of revenues of the business amid the coronavirus pandemic affected badly the small and mid-sized business sector.

STEPAN ZEMTSOV: NEW CHALLENGES SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT IN PLANNING YOUR OWN LIFE

19 may 2020

On May 15, 2020, Stepan Zemtsov, Senior Researcher of the Innovation Economy Department, Gaidar Institute delivered a report on “The Accounting of Global Trends in Strategic Planning: Natural, Technological and Social Risks and Adaptation to Them” at the “Reality of 2020 and the Agenda of the Decade” seminar which was held within the framework of the “Strategic Planning in Russia’s Regions and Cities” Annual All-Russian Forum.

ALEXEI VEDEV: THE SCENARIO OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY AFTER THE LOCKDOWN

12 may 2020

Alexei Vedev, Head of the Financial Studies Department, Gaidar Institute told in an interview to the Sputnik Radio station about the new support measures and the way the economy was going to recover after the lockdown was lifted.

GEORGY MALGINOV ON REFORMATTING THE “FEDERAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT” STATE PROGRAM

28 april 2020

Amid dramatic developments of the past few months, an important novation related to the state property policy remained unnoticed. The “Federal Property Management” state program which was in effect since 2013 ceased to exist as an individual document. The program was made up of two subprograms: “Upgrading of the Efficiency of Management of State Property and Privatization” and “Management of the State Material Reserve” with the latter being the main recipient of funding.

N. KORNIENKO, E. MITROFANOVA ON SOME MEASURES OF SUPPORT OF BUSINESS IN TAX ADMINISTRATION AMID THE PANDEMIC

28 april 2020

Lots of countries support their business community in various fields, including tax administration. The most important measures are tax deferrals and the reduction of the number of tax audits or imposition of the moratorium on such audits.  

ALEXEI VEDEV: DIRECT PAYMENTS TO PEOPLE IS QUITE A POSITIVE MEASURE

28 april 2020

In his interview to Media.Az, Alexei Vedev, D.Sc. Economics , Head of the Financial Studies Department, Gaidar Institute  commented on the prospects of introduction of the universal basic income and said in what post-Soviet countries it  could be feasible.

ALEXEY VEDEV: HOW CRISIS WILL AFFECT THE NON-RAW BUDGET REVENUES

24 april 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, shared his thoughts with  mk.ru,  on how the current crisis will affect non-oil and gas revenues.

ALEXEY VEDEV: IN THE WORST-CASE-SCENARIO THE AMOUNT OF RUB 7 TRILLION WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUPPORT THE ECONOMY

21 april 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, told TASS that the Russian economy can be subjected to structural changes if the spread of coronavirus will not be contained by mid summer.

ALEXEY VEDEV, ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: INCOMES OF RUSSIANS DIRECTLY DEPEND ON STATE SUPPORT

21 april 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, and Alexander Deryugin, Researcher of IEP Budget Policy Department, took part in the discussion of macroeconomic forecast developed by ACRA rating agency.

ALEXEY VEDEV, SERGEY ZHAVORONKOV: THE IMPACT OF BUDGET DEFICIT

20 april 2020

On April 20, Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, and Sergey Zhavoronkov, Senior researcher of the Institutional Development Department, told МК.RU about risks of budget deficit.

ALEXEY VEDEV: IT IS TIME TO MOVE TO GOVERNMENTAL DIRECT FUNDING AND ECONOMY SUPPORT

20 april 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, estimated the economic situation, governmental measures and possible consequences for the Russian economy resulted from COVID-19 in an article SPEAR’S Russia.