RSS 27 august 2015

Сauses of low productivity in Russia date back to the Soviet period

The historical reasons for low productivity include obsolete equipment and technologies, inefficient organization and low labor discipline. The new more recent causes of low productivity that emerged in the post-Soviet period include limited competition, excessive red tape, shortage of skilled labor, including skilled managers, low mobility of human resources and an underdeveloped financial system. More…

  • 26 august 2015
    Сontrol Mechanisms of the Federal Contract Systems Need Revising
    The Analytical Center has held a round table devoted to violations of regulations in procurements of goods and services for state and municipal needs during which experts discussed what controls the state has in place to ensure adherence to the federal contract system laws, the administrative and court practices as well as the type of complaints received from participants in the purchasing procedures.
  • 26 august 2015
    The Analytical Center Provides Expert Support to the Development of the Baikal Region
    The Analytical Center has participated in the 4th International Baikal Dialog Forum. The Deputy Head Mikhail Pryadilnikov talked at the plenary session of the forum devoted to looking at the exploration of the natural resources of the Baikal Region through the prism of environmental laws. The Head of the Department for Regional Policy and Far East Developmen Sergey Aristov moderated the Problems and Prospects of Development of Single Industry Towns round table organized by the Analytical Center.
  • 25 august 2015
    Open Data Portal Gets Improved Usability
    The open data portal launched in 2013 is evolving, offering new services and improved usability both for consumers of open data as well as for people and organizations that publish and analyze them. Developers keep getting feedback from professional users of the portal about its current functionality and development. On August 25 the Analytical Center held another meeting to discuss the open data portal.
  • 18 august 2015
    National Contest "Open Data in Russia"
    The Open Government, the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of Russia announce the National Contest "Open Data in Russia".
  • 17 august 2015
    The Analytical Center Participates in Creating a New Methodology for Developing Mono-Industry Towns
    The Analytical Center has analyzed the whole range of state support measures that can be offered to mono-industry towns. The experts have concluded that only a synergy of measures can ensure a quality outcome. The new methodology was discussed by the Government and made official when on July 22nd the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev issued an instruction introducing it.
  • 14 august 2015
    Innovation Projects Require New Management Methods
    The Analytical Center held a round table organized together with the Integration Center of Economic Innovations and focused on advanced innovation project management. The round table was opened by Vasily Pushkin, the Deputy Head of the Analytical Center. In his opening speech, he emphasized the importance and relevance of this topic in the light of state support to breakthrough innovation projects.
  • 13 august 2015
    Merging energy services and overhauls would improve energy efficiency
    The Analytical Center in conjunction with the Russian Association of Energy Service Companies (RAESCO) have held an expert meeting to discuss the current state of the energy service sector and existing opportunities for implementation of energy service projects in Russia. The experts discussed problems with existing regulations and development prospects of the energy service sectors, debated about available options for expanding the clientele and promoting energy services to state organizations, utilities and private companies. The federal authorities, namely the Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry for Energy and others, presented their positions at the meeting.
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Energy Bulletin: Energy Sector and the State Budget