Russian economy in 1998. Trends and Perspectives (Issue 20)

Publication date
Sunday, 14.03.1999

Authors
S. Arkhipov S. Batkibekov S. Drobyshevsky O. Lugovoy V. Mau S. Sinelnikov I. Trunin T. Khokhlova A. Shadrin O. Izryadnova Yu. Bobylev E. Serova I. Khramova N. Karlova T. Tikhonova E. Iluykhina N. Volovik N. Leonova S. Prikhodko E. Luboshits V. Cymbal I. Kolosnitsyn S. Shishkin I. Rozhdestvenskaya A. Radygin V. Kuznetsov Yu. Malginov M. Matovnikov L. Mikhailov L. Sycheva E. Timofeev

Series
Russian Economy: Trends and Perspectives

Annotation
The Crisis of the Russian Financial System: Key Factors, Economic Policies and Initial Results - Real Sector of economy - Social Sphere - The Financial Crisis and Some Institutional Problems of the Russia’s Economy.

Contents

Section 1.
The Crisis of the Russian Financial System: Key Factors, Economic Policies and Initial Results

1.1. Evolution of the Russian financial crisis in 1997-1998
1.2. Principal Factors Behind the 1998 Financial Crisis
1.2.1. Fiscal Deficit and Government Debt
1.2.2. The Balance of Payments
1.2.3. Vulnerability of the Banking System

1.3. The Economic and Political Fallout of the Financial Crisis
1.3.1. The Crisis: Economic and Political Alternatives
1.3.2. Development of an Economic Program
1.3.3. Practical Economic Policy in Outline
1.3.4. Russia's social and economic development prospects

1.4. The Primakov government’s performance: early results
1.5. Subfederal and municipal borrowing

Section 2
Real Sector of economy

2.1. Main Trends in Real Sector of Economy
2.2. Oil and gas sector
2.3. Agrarian and food sector
2.4. Investments in real sector of economy
2.5. Foreign investments in Russian economy
2.6. Foreign trade

Section 3
Social Sphere

3.1. Household Finances and Consumer Markets
3.2. Social and Cultural Indicators

Section 4
The Financial Crisis and Some Institutional Problems of the Russia’s Economy

4.1. Privatization in 1998
4.2 The Consequences of the Financial Crisis for the Corporate Stock Market Operators
4.3. Current Problems of the State Participation in Corporate Management
4.4. Banking Crisis Development in the Second Half-Year of 1998.

Notes

Editor- in- Chief : Yegor Gaidar
Editorial Board: S. Sinelnikov- Murylev, V. Mau, N. Glavatskaya, A. Moldavsky
Texts by: Section 1: S Arkhipov, S. Batkibekov, S.Drobyshevsky, O. Lugovoy, V. Mau, S. Sinelnikov, I. Trunin., T. Khokhlova, A. Shadrin Sections 2.1, 2.4: O.Izryadnova, Section 2.2: Yu. Bobylev Section 2.3 E. Serova, I. Khramova, N. Karlova, T. Tikhonova Section 2.4: E. Iluykhina Section 2.5: N. Volovik, N. Leonova, S. Prikhodko Section 2.6: E. Luboshits, V. Cymbal Section 3.1: I. Kolosnitsyn Section 3.2: S. Shishkin, I. Rozhdestvenskaya Section 4.1: A. Radygin Section 4.2: V. Kuznetsov, A. Radygin Section 4.3: Yu. Malginov, A. Radygin Section 4.4: M. Matovnikov, L. Mikhailov, L. Sycheva, E. Timofeev
Translated by: Section 1: I. Romashkevitch, Sections 2.1- 2.7: D. Shemonaev, Sections 3.1.- 4.4: A. Panfilov
Computer design: A. Astakhov
Information support: V. Avralov



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