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26 february 2018 RBC-TV
Anton Steshenko

Anton Steshenko Department for Strategic Development, Public Administration and Regional Policy

The budget is not the only source for financing regional development
"The reasons for why the regions incur debt are different. Such loans may intend to cover the infrastructure development, to shore up cash shortages or to pay the teachers and doctors," Analytical Center expert Anton Steshenko told RBC TV in a live interview.
26 february 2018 Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Alexander Golyashev

Alexander Golyashev Department for Research Studies

Using a variety of indicators to gauge inflation is practiced worldwide
This week, the Analytical Center issued a bulletin titled Consumer Prices Trends in 2017 resulted in the Independent Newspaper long article trying to make sense of the nuances of statistics that are used to figure out what is going on with the inflation in the country. The government reports and documents, including budget projections include December-on-December inflation indicators, which differ significantly from the average annual prices behavior, the newspaper writes.
19 february 2018 OTR
Tumun Tsydypov

Tumun Tsydypov Project Management Office for Implementing the Reform of the Oversight and Supervision Function

Reform of Control and Supervision Activities Will Make Inspections More Effective
Revision of the control rules provided by control and supervision agencies is the essence of the work carried out by the priority program "Reform of Control and Supervisory Activities". Tumun Tsydypov, Deputy Head of the Project Office for the Implementation of the Reform of Control and Supervisory Activities, discussed measures for reducing pressure on business on air during the program Pravda, broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel.
16 february 2018 RBC
Anton Steshenko

Anton Steshenko Department for Strategic Development, Public Administration and Regional Policy

Cluster Development Strategy is yet to Start in Russian Regions
According to RBC+, the most successful economies in the world develop on the basis of innovative territorial clusters. Russia started creating such system of clusters 5 years ago and so far it hasn't proved effective everywhere.
15 february 2018 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Tatiana Radchenko

Tatiana Radchenko Deputy Head

Business Complains about Customs Procedures and Rising Rates
The Analytical Center has published a report presenting the findings of a poll of about 1300 manufacturers, trading, consultancy and transport companies that export their goods and services.
14 february 2018 Izvestia
Vladislav Onishchenko

Vladislav Onishchenko Deputy Head

A review of benefits is to help the tax system
Leading expert associations in Russia are drafting proposals for the tax reform that the government plans to carry out as soon as this year, the Izvestiya newspaper writes. First Deputy Head of the Analytical Center Vladislav Onishchenko answered questions put to him by the newspaper's correspondent about what kind of changes the country's tax system is in need of.
12 february 2018 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Daniil Nametkin

Daniil Nametkin Department for Expert Analytics

Volatility persistence in external markets may increase market rates
Slowdown of inflation may continue in the first half of the year. It will return to the target level (4%) only in the next year. Thereafter, the rate will cease to decrease until the inflation target is revised or the premium for Russian risk is reduced. Previously, the equilibrium level of the rate was estimated by the management of the Bank of Russia in the range of 6-7%.
8 february 2018 RBC
Leonid Grigoryev

Leonid Grigoryev Chief Adviser to Head of the Analytical Center

Industrial Implementation of Green Technologies Will Help the Ecology
The initiatives implemented in 2017, which became the Year of Ecology, set the stage for system work of the Russian enterprises, government structures and the society on environment protection, writes RBC. "Achievement of the set ecological targets may be facilitated by industrial implementation of green technologies, or the so called best available technologies (BAT)," said Chief advisor to the Head of the Analytical Center Leonid Grigoriev to the publication's reporter.
8 february 2018 PC Week
Anatoliy Karpenko

Anatoliy Karpenko Department for Information Technologies

By 2024, Russia must Have at Least a Dozen Successfully Functioning Digital Platforms
"Today the vast majority of information analytics tools employed by Russia's government bodies are used primarily for planning activities, monitoring various socio-economic indicators and generating reports," Analytical Center expert Anatoly Karpenko told PC Week.
7 february 2018 Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Leonid Grigoryev

Leonid Grigoryev Chief Adviser to Head of the Analytical Center

Development of the country needs to focus on modernization of the economy and increasing the proportion of high-quality jobs
Over the last 20 years, the level of global welfare has increased by more than 150% to an incredible 1,143 quadrillion dollars (a number with 15 zeros). In an ideal world, every person on Earth would possess about 153.5 thousand dollars, but this is not the case: the richest countries in the world today control about 52 times more wealth than the poorest countries. The World Bank came to this conclusion after analyzing the volume of natural resources (forests and minerals), human capital (total income over a citizen's lifetime), physical capital (buildings, infrastructure) and net foreign assets of 141 countries over the period from 1995 to 2014.