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Russia's Output Collapse and Recovery

Russia's Output Collapse and Recovery »

Source: Russia's Output Collapse and Recovery : Evidence from the Post-Soviet Transition

Volume/Issue: 2010/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eteri Kvintradze

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2010

ISBN: 9781451982596

Keywords: Russia and Growth Transition, transition period, growth rates, growth accounting, tfp,

The health of the Russian economy still depends heavily on natural resource revenues. The history of the economic collapse and recovery in 1970-2004 provides new evidence on the sources of Russian economic growth,...

The Utilization-Adjusted Output Gap

The Utilization-Adjusted Output Gap »

Source: The Utilization-Adjusted Output Gap : Is the Russian Economy Overheating?

Volume/Issue: 2006/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nienke Oomes , and Oksana Dynnikova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2006

ISBN: 9781451863284

Keywords: Output gap, natural rate, Phillips curve, Russia, survey, surveys, equation, sample size,

This paper estimates the output gap in Russia using a utilization-adjusted production function approach, which we argue is preferable to traditional output gap methods. The approach amounts to (1) using available s...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Targeted Detailed Assessment of Observance of Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2011/336

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463925925

Keywords: banking, risk management, internal control, internal audit, banking supervision, Russian Federation:,

This paper focuses on targeted detailed assessment of observance of the Basel Core Principles for effective banking supervision. The selection of the principles to be reassessed was made by the mission team based o...

Evolution of Monetary Policy Instruments in Russia1

Evolution of Monetary Policy Instruments in Russia1 »

Source: Evolution of Monetary Policy Instruments in Russia

Volume/Issue: 1997/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tomás Baliño , Jakob Horder , and David Hoelscher

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451859072

Keywords: Russia, transition economies, monetary instruments, financial liberalization, credit, reserve requirements, inflation

This paper analyzes the evolution of monetary policy in Russia, focusing on the period January 1992–December 1995. Special attention is given to the role of monetary policy instruments. Initially, policy was...

Macroeconomic Effects of Pension Reform in Russia

Macroeconomic Effects of Pension Reform in Russia »

Source: Macroeconomic Effects of Pension Reform in Russia

Volume/Issue: 2008/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451870596

Keywords: Russia, pension reform, DSGE models., pension, replacement rate, retirement, private pension, retirement age, DSGE models,

Putting the pension system on a sustainable footing arguably remains the biggest challenge in Russia's economic policies. The debate about the policy options was hitherto constrained by the absence of general equil...

Legal and Institutional Obstacles to Growth and Business in Russia

Legal and Institutional Obstacles to Growth and Business in Russia »

Source: Legal and Institutional Obstacles to Growth and Business in Russia

Volume/Issue: 1997/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Elaine Buckberg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1997

ISBN: 9781451970814

Keywords: Economic growth, Private sector, Russian Federation, tax system, corruption, organized crime, tax rates, tax burden, Economic Reform,

Although financial stabilization has laid the foundation for growth, structural reform of the economy will determine whether Russia achieves sustained medium-term growth. The next step for Russia is to create an in...

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation »

Source: Benchmarking the Efficiency of Public Expenditure in the Russian Federation

Volume/Issue: 2007/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Hauner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

ISBN: 9781451868098

Keywords: government expenditure, public sector efficiency, fiscal federalism, Russia, expenditure, public spending, public expenditure, health expenditure, health care,

This paper benchmarks the efficiency of public expenditure in the social sectors in the Russian Federation relative to other countries and among the country's regions. It finds that there is substantial room for ef...

The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in a Commodity Exporting Country

The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in a Commodity Exporting Country »

Source: The Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate in a Commodity Exporting Country : The Case of Russia

Volume/Issue: 2003/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2003

ISBN: 9781451851670

Keywords: real exchange rate, Russia, exchange rate, oil prices, transition economies, exchange rate policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

Questions about external competitiveness, exchange rate misalignment, and the appropriate exchange rate policy feature prominently in the Russian policy debate. This paper furthers the debate by estimating empirica...

Government Expenditure Arrears

Government Expenditure Arrears »

Source: Government Expenditure Arrears : Securitization and Other Solutions

Volume/Issue: 1998/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Ramos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781451849127

Keywords: Government arrears, BRO countries, Securitization, Russia, aggregate demand, capital market, capital markets, budget deficit, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova

On occasions, by running arrears, governments have unilaterally borrowed from domestic agents. These agents ended up with implicit claims on the government for which they had no title and that would be honored, at...

Determinants of Barter in Russia

Determinants of Barter in Russia »

Source: Determinants of Barter in Russia : An Empirical Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2000/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Mumssen , Irina Dolinskaya , Simon Commander , and Irina Tytell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451857306

Keywords: barter, tax offsets, non-monetary transactions, arrears, trade credit, Russia, transition, restructuring, monetary transactions, tax authorities

This paper analyzes the causes and consequences of non-monetary transactions in Russia, drawing on a large enterprise survey. We show that barter and offsets are linked to liquidity problems at the level of the fir...