The research work in the area of economy is the major type of the Institute’s activities. The IET structure includes 10 scientific departments across four broader fields: macroeconomics research, social and economic studies, real sector, and political economy.
IET studies in depth such spheres as the budget and monetary policies, the reform of the tax system, corporate governance and protection of shareholders’ rights, reforms in the social sphere, the agrarian reform, deregulation and regional business elites, fiscal federalism and interrelations between budgets, economic development of regions and problems of the Russia’s northern regions, proportions of production across major sectors and branches of the economy and trends of changes in the structure of production and final utilization of the gross domestic product.
Since 1992, the Institute has regularly published business survey bulletins basing on monthly polls among managers of largest Russian industrial enterprises.
CONSULTING SERVICES AND ELABORATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS ON ECONOMIC POLICY
The Institute provides the federal and regional authorities with recommendations and consultations on the following issues:
- Taxation and budgetary policy;
- Fiscal federalism;
- Corporate governance;
- Social policies and the pension reform;
- Customs Code; Reforms and economic policies in agriculture.