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Diagnosing Dutch Disease

Diagnosing Dutch Disease »

Source: Diagnosing Dutch Disease : Does Russia Have the Symptoms?

Volume/Issue: 2007/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Katerina Kalcheva , and Nienke Oomes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866667

Keywords: Russia, real exchange rate, transition, exchange rate, oil prices, oil sector, International Finance: General, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: General,

In this paper, we assess whether recent economic developments in Russia are symptomatic of Dutch Disease. We first provide a brief review of the literature on Dutch Disease and the natural resource curse. We then d...

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth?

Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth? »

Source: Is Russia Still Driving Regional Economic Growth?

Volume/Issue: 2005/192

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani , Etibar Jafarov , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

ISBN: 9781451862119

Keywords: Russia, CIS, real gdp, gdp growth, correlation, growth rates, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper investigates whether the linkages between economic growth in Russia and growth in other countries in the region have weakened over time, particularly following the 1998 Russian crisis. It specifies an ec...

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Volume/Issue: 2016/03

Series: Spillover Notes

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475541434

Keywords: Economic growth, Europe, External shocks, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Middle East, Regional shocks, Moldova, Inflation, Russian Federation

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) a...

The Russian Financial Crisis and its Consequences for Central Asia

The Russian Financial Crisis and its Consequences for Central Asia »

Source: The Russian Financial Crisis and its Consequences for Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2001/169

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gonzalo Pastor , and Tatiana Damjanovic

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451858341

Keywords: Russian financial crisis, external debt issues, exchange rate, foreign exchange, exchange rates, external debt, exchange rate flexibility, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, Kyrgyzstan,

This paper reviews the economic conditions in central Asia at the time of the Russian financial crisis of August 1998; the channels by which the crisis was transmitted to the central Asian region; and the policy re...

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs »

Source: BRICs' Philosophies for Development Financing and their Implications for LICs

Volume/Issue: 2012/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , and Nkunde Mwase

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502268

Keywords: BRICs, Russia, Institutions, LICs, development financing, debt sustainability, debt relief, public investment, commodity prices, History Of Thought: - Individuals

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding Russia) view their f...

Russia and the WTO

Russia and the WTO »

Source: Russia and the WTO : The "Gravity" of Outsider Status

Volume/Issue: 2004/159

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yaroslav Lissovolik , and Bogdan Lissovolik

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857702

Keywords: WTO, gravity model, Russia, dummy variable, trade restrictions, trading partners, statistics, import duties, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Environment,

With China's accession to the WTO in 2001, Russia is by far that organization's most prominent nonmember. This paper applies the gravity model to gauge whether this "outsider" status has been affecting Russia's exp...

Russia's Regions

Russia's Regions »

Source: Russia's Regions : Income Volatility, Labor Mobility and Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2005/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Goohoon Kwon , and Antonio Spilimbergo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451862041

Keywords: Russia, panel VAR, expenditure, expenditures, fiscal surplus, fiscal federalism, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Models with Panel Data, Comparative Studies of Particular Economies,

Russia's regions are heavily exposed to regional income shocks because of an uneven distribution of natural resources and a Soviet legacy of heavily skewed regional specialization. Also, Russia has a limited mobili...

Oil Revenue Assignments

Oil Revenue Assignments »

Source: Oil Revenue Assignments : Country Experiences and Issues

Volume/Issue: 2002/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eric Mottu , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2002

ISBN: 9781451874464

Keywords: Oil revenue, tax assignment, revenue sharing, oil-producing countries, Russia, subnational governments, fiscal federalism, decentralization, taxation, Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Government Policy,

Based on country experiences, the paper assesses policy options to assign oil revenues to subnational governments (SNGs). The literature recommends that oil revenues be centralized. Given political economy consider...

How Russia Affects the Neighborhood - Trade, Financial, and Remittance Channels

How Russia Affects the Neighborhood - Trade, Financial, and Remittance Channels »

Source: How Russia Affects the Neighborhood - Trade, Financial, and Remittance Channels

Volume/Issue: 2009/277

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jaime Espinosa-Bowen , Nadeem Ilahi , and Fahad Alturki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874228

Keywords: business cycle, growth linkages, Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), regional linkages, decoupling, divergence, convergence, and trade, gdp growth

We test the extent to which growth in the 11 CIS countries (excluding Russia) was associated with developments in Russia, overall, as well as through the trade, financial and remittance channels over the last decad...

The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased?*

The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased?* »

Source: The Russian State's Size and its Footprint: Have They Increased?

Volume/Issue: 2019/53

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabriel Di Bella , Oksana Dynnikova , and Slavi Slavov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781498302791

Keywords: Economic growth, Social security funds, Total factor productivity, Private investments, Foreign investment, Russian State, State-Owned Enterprises, Transition Economies, state 's share, SOEs

The short answer: The size of the Russian State has not increased much in the last few years, but its economic footprint remains significant. Concretely, the state's size increased from about 32 percent of GDP in 2...