Online Monitoring of Russia’s Economic Outlook No.17 (December) 2015

Publication date
Thursday, 10.12.2015

Authors
Composite author

Series
Online monitoring

Annotation

Main themes of the issue: GDP growth rate in 2015–2016: what its decomposition speaks of; The banking sector: economies of scale afoot; ”Import preservation” in lieu of import substitution; Russia’s import ban on Ukrainian foods: magnitude and implications; Regional social expenditures: a country of contrasts.

Contents

Main trends and conclusions  3
1. GDP growth rate in 2015–2016: what its decomposition speaks of (S.Drobyshevsky, M.Kazakova)  6
2. The banking sector: economies of scale afoot (M.Khromov)  11
3. "Import preservation"’ in lieu of import substitution (S.Tsukhlo)  15
4. Russia’s import ban on Ukrainian foods: magnitude and implications (N.Shagaida)  20
5. Regional social expenditures: a country of contrasts (N.Zubarevich)  23
Authors  28

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.

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