The Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook: the Trends and Challenges of the Socioeconomic Development (Issue No.2(63), 2018) which deals with current trends and changes in the Russian economy has recently been published.

The main topics of the issue are as follows: Foreign direct investment: renewed growth amid sanctions; The standard of living: incomes, wages and lending in the regions; Teacher' salaries: stagnation and dissatisfaction; Short-term GDP forecasting: how can its quality be improved.

The Online Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook was prepared by a team of experts of the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (the Gaidar Institute) and the Russian Presidential Academy of the National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).