Nazarov Vladimir S.

- Candidate of Economic Sciences, Deputy head of International Research Department

 
- Candidate of Economic Sciences, Deputy head of International Research Department of Health Care Economics and Health Care Reform, Center for Macroeconomics and Finance
 
Date of birth: December 23, 1982 
Email: nazarov@iep.ru
Phone: (495) 629-82-31
Fax: (495) 695-90-22

Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences for "An Analysis of Models of Financially Aligning the Level of Socio-Economic Development of the Regions of Russia." (2003)

 

Education

  • Graduate School of the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation;dissertation topic: State Regulation of Inter-Budgetary Relations in the Russian Model of Federalism (2007)
  • Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, Institute of Management, honors degree in public administration (2005)
  • University of Western Ontario (Canada), masters courses in public administration (2004)
  • Internship in the Ministry of Finance of Canada, Department of Federal-Regional Relations May 2004
  • English Language Institute (Great Britain) (1995)

Foreign Languages

English -fluent

German - moderate

Employment History

  • June 2004 -  present time Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Institute for the Economy on Transitional)  Head of the Department of Budgetary Federalism, research associate in the Department of Issues of Fiscal Federalism and Sub-national Finance

Professional Interests

  • Budgetary Federalism.
  • Distribution of tax authority and expenditure obligations between various levels of the budgetary system.
  • Financial Flows between the budgets of various governmental levels.
  • Issues in improving indirect taxation.
  • Problems in constructing a budgetary, taxation or inter-budgetary relation system within Russia.
  • Problems of improving public administration and local self-governance in Russia.

 Professional Experience

  • 2003 – participation in the project of the Financial Academy ordered by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation (monitoring legislation).
  • 2004 – participation in the project of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, “A Comparative Analysis of the Results of Tax Reform in Countries with Transitional Economies and the Development of Proposals Concerning Issues of Tax Policy in the Russian Federation.” 
  • 2005 – participation in the research of the Academy of the National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation for the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, “Recommendations for the Development of a Draft Consolidated Report Concerning the Results and Fundamental Directions of the Activity of the Government of the Russian Federation.”
  • 2005 – participation in the BAT project “Improvement of the Excise Taxation of the Tobacco Products.”
  • 2006 – preparation of an executive summary on the preliminary results of Federal Law № 122-F for the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
  • 2006 – participation in the research of the Academy of the National Economy under the Russian Federation on the following topics:

- analysis of existing approaches to the system of performance measures for monitoring the effectiveness of the executive organs of the territorial subject of the Russian Federation;
- development of proposals for the system of performance measures monitoring the effectiveness of the executive organs of the territorial subjects of the Russian Federation;
- a comparative analysis of financial flows between the federal budget and the budgets of the territorial subjects of the Russian Federation;
- analysis of approaches to the distribution of transfer payments in order to align the fiscal capacity of members of the Russian Federation from
- 1994-2006, and the examination of possible means of modernizing the system of inter-budgetary transfers;
- application of the experience of foreign states with unitary federative state structures to reform the system of inter-budgetary relations in modern Russia;
- the impact of reform carried out by the Government of the Russian Federation for sub-national and regional development. 2006 – analysis of the evolution of tax legislation in Russia for the Federal Agency on Economic Zones.

  • 2006 – preparation of material for the working group of the State Council to examine means of improving inter-budgetary relations during the session of the Presidium of the State Council including: o analysis of the effectiveness of inter-budgetary relations and their influence on GDP growth in the Russian Federation between 2000 and 2005; o analysis of international experience with the reform of inter-budgetary relations.
  • 2006 – the preparation of an executive summary on "The Analysis of Inter-Budgetary Transfers in the Russian Federation: the History of Development and prospects of Improvement."
  • 2006 – the preparation of material on improving the mechanism of public administration under the Governmental Commission to improve the interaction between federal organs of executive power and organs of executive power concerning:

- othe analysis of approaches to forming a united national system of comparative indicators of socio-economic development, and the quality and effectiveness of state and municipal administration in the territorial subjects of the Russian Federation;
-analysis of the system of performance indicators of resource management in the Russian Federation.

  • 2007 – participation in the project of the Moscow Bank of Reconstruction and Development, "Technical Support to the Department of Inter-Budgetary Relations of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation."

Major Publications

  • Taxes Don’t Know Justice. Effectiveness, not Humaneness Must be the Criterion for Changing the Tax System? // Nevskoe Vremya, June 18, 2008.
  • The Long-Term Sustainability of Russia’s Budgetary Policy // Russian Economy in 2007 (Issue 29). - M. : IET, 2008 (co-authors: P. Kadochnikov, S. Sinelnikov-Murylev).
  • Abstract: “State Regulation of Inter-budgetary Relations in the Russian Model of Federalism.”
  • The Evolution of Models of Federalism: Russian and Foreign Experience / Nazarov V. S. // Economic Policy –M 2007, no. 1.
  • Are Regional Stabilization Funds Necessary? / Nazarov V. S. // Bankovskoe Delo – М., 2007 - № 2.
  • Methods of Evaluating the Effectiveness of Resource Management in the Territorial Subjects of the Russian Federation / Nazarov V. S. // Uchyut I Kontrol’ – М., 2007, № 2.
  • Inter-Budgetary Relations and Sub-National Finances / Mamedov A. A., Nazarov V. S., Trunin I. V. – The Russian Economy in 2006: Trends and Prospects – М.: IET, 2007.
  • Prospects of Reform for the Russian System of Inter-Budgetary Relations (in the Light of Foreign Experience) / Nazarov V. S. // Questions of the Economy. – 2006. - № 9.
  • Inter-budgetary Relations and Sub-National Finances / Nazarov V. S., Trunin I. V. – The Russian Economy in 2005: Trends and Prospects– М.: IET, 2006.
  • Inter-budgetary Relations and Sub-National Finances / Trunin I., Katamadze A., Nazarov V. S. – The Russian Economy in 2004: Trends and Prospects – М.: IET, 2005.
  • The Problem of Distributing Budgetary Authority Between Various Levels of the Country’s Budgetary System / Nazarov V. S. // Regional Economy: Theory and Practice. – 2005. - № 1.
  • The Financial Distribution of Development in Separate Regions / Nazarov V. S. // Regional Economy: Theory and Practice. – 2003. - № 2.
  • Prospects for Mathematically Modeling Inter-Budgetary Relations in the Russian Federation / Nazarov V. S. // Economic Analysis. – 2003. - № 6.