Joint regulatory policy report by the Centre for Strategic Research and NRU HSE released in English
On 15 November 2018, an abridged, English-language version of a joint CSR and HSE report was published, titled “Regulatory Policy in Russia: Main Trends and Architecture of the Future”. The last report of this kind and this magnitude was prepared by the OECD back in November 2005.
Higher School of Economics experts study the impact of state regulation in the fishing industry
Alongside fiscal and monetary policies, regulatory policy is one of the three key tools of governance that influence economic growth. A recent report by the Centre for Strategic Development and NRU HSE, “Regulatory Policy in Russia: key trends and the architecture of the future” points to the need for measures to reinforce evidence-based regulation, transparency in discussions an expansion of the RIA procedure on the full cycle of Russian rule-making assessment. Examples of over-regulation in a number of sectors have also been considered.
Discussion of the role of supreme audit authorities in achieving national priorities
As part of preparations for the 23rd INTOSAI Congress in Moscow, NRU HSE specialists have exchanged views with representatives of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation pertaining to agenda items for the Congress.
Regulatory policy: how does it work?
On 23rd July, a new programme was released as part of the Topical E-Commerce cycle on Radio Mediametrix, entitled “Regulatory policy: How does it work?”
Director of the RIA Centre at NRU HSE Daniil Tsygankov and the New Regulatory Policy project coordinator at the Centre for Strategic Development Mikhail Komin discussed how new laws come into being and what route they take from conception to adoption, who can influence their value and importance for society, how this is done and at what stage, and how public institutions and organisations can influence law-making and lobbying interests.
Public Governance Deans' Forum in Shanghai
Director of the Department for Public Administration and Governance Andrey Klimenko took part in the international Deans' Forum for schools of public policy, organised by Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Property registration procedure in the Russian Federation: which aspects of leading-edge foreign experience in registering immovable property rights can be used in Russia?
A project has been completed at IPAG NRU HSE to perform the following research: Analysis of the system for cadastral information and registration of title in the Russian Federation and proposals for its improvement, including using analysis of international best practice. Following analysis of the system for state registration of title and cadastre in the Russian Federation and international best practice, proposals have been drawn up for improving legal regulation to enhance Russia's standing in the Doing Business rating under Property Registration.
In the race for standard costs: from Tilburg to Wiesbaden
Over the last three years, Associate Professor Daniil Tsygankov from the HSE Institute of Public Administration and Governance has been studying how the Netherlands, Germany and Russia all introduce the standard cost model, a promising tool for assessing the impact of state regulation on business. Today he will be sharing his experience, gained from conferences, placements, field and practical work in this area.
The Higher School of Economics hosted an Expert Seminar on Accounting Methods
Head of the RIA Center Daniel Tsygankov spoke at the expert seminar “Prospects for the introduction of accounting methods and quantitative models in regulation in Russia and the Eurasian Economic Commission”, which took place on June 1 at the Higher School of Economics.
Effective adjustment of regulatory policy in Russia could increase GDP by up to 1.5 to 2.5% a year
Regulatory policy, alongside monetary and budgetary policy, is a key driver of economic growth. Intelligent use of this public governance tool could increase GDP by up to 1.5 to 2.5% a year and also enhance the employment rate, labour productivity, entrepreneurial and innovative activity. This is the conclusion of the authors of the report, titled “Regulatory policy in Russia: key trends and the architecture of the future”, prepared by the Centre for Strategic Development and the Higher School of Economics.
The objective of the report is not only to set out the key problems facing the regulatory environment, but also to draw up proposals for its improvement over the course of 2018–2024. Recommendations for publishing have been compiled allowing for the latest scientific developments and in accordance with best international practices.
Vladimir Korolev has died
1 May 2018 saw the passing of Vladimir Korolev, Deputy Director of the Institute of Public Administration and Governance NRU HSE, Academician of the Tsiolkovsky Russian Academy of Cosmonautics, member of the Guild of Specialists in Infrastructure Projects, member of the expert group in public-private partnerships of the UN Economic Commission for Europe.