Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook No.10(48) May 2017

Authors: Gaidar Institute, RANEPA, RFTA composite author

Journal: Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook

Publication date: 15.06.2017

Abstract:

Main topics of the issue: Russian inflation hits 2017 target rate; Optimal rouble exchange rate for Russia’s industrial sector; Regional budgets: revenues on rise, tough policies continue; International turnover of services in 2016: imports down due to administrative constraints; Minimum wage increase: pros and cons.

Contents:

Main trends and conclusions  3
1. Russian inflation hits 2017 target rate (A.Bozhechkova, A.Kiyutsevskaya, P. Trunin)  6
2. Optimal rouble exchange rate for Russia’s industrial sector (S.Tsukhlo)  9
3. Regional budgets: revenues on rise, tough policies continue (I.Arlashkin, A.Deryugin)  13
4. International turnover of services in 2016: imports down due to administrative constraints (A.Knobel, А.Firanchuk)  18
5. Minimum wage increase: pros and cons (V.Lyashok)  23
Authors  26

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-2017-10-839.pdf