No.13(51), 2017 of the analytical review of the current trends and recent developments in the Russian economy – Monitoring of Russia's Economic Outlook: Trends and Challenges of Social and Economic Development - is now available online.

The main topics of this issue are as follows: A surge in inflation against the backdrop of poor weather conditions; The population's propensity to save has received a boost due to a rise in lending; Demography: the birth rate has begun to fall; Agglomeration effects in Russian industry; Germany's G20 Presidency: an ordeal by Trump.

The issue has been prepared by a group of experts from the Ye. T. Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute), the Russian Presidential Academy of the National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA, and the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.