Experts from the Centre for Analysis of the Performance of Executive Authorities at IPAG NRU HSE draw up Development Concept for Halal Farming and Food Product Exports
At the end of 2018, the Institute for Public Administration and Governance at NRU HSE drew up a Development Concept for Halal Farming and Food Product Exports. The work was performed for the Russian Federation Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry approved the key provisions of the Concept in January 2019.
On 26 December, NRU HSE hosted the defence of a dissertation for the award of an HSE PhD in Public and Municipal Governance. The first PhD in this new specialist field was awarded to Alexander Larionov, Junior Research Associate at the HSE Institute for Public Administration and Governance.
Over the course of recent years, Associate Professor Daniil Tsygankov from the HSE Institute of Public Administration and Governance has been studying approaches to evidence-based business regulation. Today he will be sharing his experience, gained from conferences, workshops and practical work in this area.
State control measures governing fish production in Russia are excessive: they hinder effective delivery of produce to ports, render the registration of freight consignments more difficult and complicate vessel operation. These are the findings of analysts from the Higher School of Economics (HSE). Total losses in the sector from shortcomings in regulation might reach RUB 17 billion a year and yet control measures continue to tighten.
Director of the Regulatory Impact Assessment Centre at IPAG NRU HSE Daniil Tsygankov addresses an RZD-Partner business breakfast
The business breakfast was titled “The impact of regulatory assessment on business and the possibility of effective collaboration with natural monopolies and regulatory authorities”.
Representatives of the Federal Antimonopoly Service, Russian Railways, leading Russian companies from the industry, analysts, experts, operators and logisticians came together around one table,
where they exchanged opinions on the dangers of artificial intervention of regulatory authorities in a competitive market and regulatory changes that have a negative impact on doing business, including in the transport sector. They also recommended intelligent approaches to prepare for antimonopoly proceedings and how to win cases in court by appraising methodology and typical errors made.
Specialists from the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the Shanghai Urban Planning and Land Management Department exchanged experience on the preservation and efficient utilisation of the historical heritage of Moscow and Shanghai.
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.
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.
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.
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.