The tourism industry has been recognized as one of the hardest hit sectors of the economy due to the introduction of restrictive measures to counter the spread of the pandemic. Thus, experts estimated that the income of domestic hoteliers would fall 2.7 times by the end of 2020. But the pandemic also provides opportunities for Russia’s domestic tourism market, according to a recent report by HSE University experts. The researchers estimate that the market could potentially generate up to 1.5 trillion rubles.
Alisher Usmanov will be involved in the creation of a Competence Centre for the Digital Transformation of Public Administration and Sectoral Regulation at HSE University.
During the pandemic, most Russians have been concerned with the health of their families, parents, and friends, as well as their own financial well-being. These are the findings of a survey conducted by the HSE Institute for Public Administration and Governance. At the same time, Russian citizens are least worried about potential food shortages. This is what makes them fundamentally different from Americans, British, German, and Chinese people, who are more worried about food supplies.
The programme is aimed not only at students, but also city administration employees, IT specialists, and company managers. Course content allows students to learn about the latest successful developments in megacity digitalization in the context of Moscow. There is no other course like it offered in Russia or the world.
A workshop session was held at Yaroslavl City Hall, titled Managing the Long-term Development of Areas: Priorities, Alternatives, Efficiency, with the involvement of municipal deputies, Mayor Vladimir Volkov, representatives of the city’s Public Chamber and experts. Specialists from the Institute for Public Administration and Governance of NRU Higher School of Economics presented the first results from development of the Yaroslavl City Development Strategy until 2030.
Public officials will inevitably overstate the benefits of regulation while private business will exaggerate the costs. Therefore, reformers need to agree on a system for gauging the consequences of either revoking or preserving current rules.
Expert opinion - Daniil Tsygankov to RBC.
On 18 October, NRU HSE hosted a round table, devoted to development of strategic planning documents under the auspices of the Federal Strategic Planning Information System.
On 27 November, the Federation Council hosted a round table discussion on Using the Model Tax Code for CIS Member States While Improving Russian Federation Legislation,organised by the Federation Council Committee on Budget and Financial Markets. In his report, Vladimir Tyutyurtyukov, Associate Professor at NRU HSE and one of the document’s authors, put forward a number of proposals for developing the Russian Tax Code, taking into account the new provisions for the CIS that the Model Tax Code has introduced.
Experts from NRU HSE have elaborated a draft concept for developing a digital economy for the Udmurt Republic up to 2024. The concept describes the digital transformation of social services, industry and trade, agriculture, the public security system and other areas.
We’ve caused a stir in Pskov Region, says HSE expert on elaboration of a socio-economic development strategy
The strategic session Socio-economic development prospects for Pskov Region up to 2035 has begun in Pskov. The Higher School of Economics is a key strategic partner in elaboration of the socio-economic development strategy for Pskov Region. Konstantin Golovshchinsky, Deputy Director of the Institute for Public Administration and Governance, NRU HSE believes that, as part of the session, its participants will work in groups to fill certain initiative matrices and then present them. They will work together to analyse the external environment of the Pskov Region and internal factors, determining strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.