Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook No.9(47) May 2017

Authors: Gaidar Institute, RANEPA, RFTA composite author

Journal: Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook

Publication date: 24.05.2017

Abstract:

Main topics of the issue: Is there a need for fiscal devaluation to spur economic growth?; Federal budget in January-March 2017: deficit reduction; Investment activity: a protracted pause; Housing expenditures, purchase and rental of residential properties in Russia’s regions.

Contents:

Main trends and conclusions 3
1. Is there a need for fiscal devaluation to spur economic growth? (I.Sokolov)  6
2. Federal budget in January-March 2017: deficit reduction (T.Tischenko, E.Fomina) 11
3. Investment activity: a protracted pause (O.Berezinskaya) 16
4. Housing expenditures, purchase and rental of residential properties in Russia’s regions (A.Burdyak) 20
Authors 25

Notes:

Monitoring has been written by experts of Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute), Russian Presidental Academy of Natonal Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) and Russian Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia.

Editorial board: Sergey Drobyshevsky, Pavel Kadochnikov, Vladimir Mau and Sergey Sinelnikov-Murylev.

Editors: Vladimir Gurevich and Andrei Kolesnikov.

Full version: http://iep.ru/files/RePEc/gai/mreoen/mreoen-2017-9-835.pdf