The human-centric barriers of digital transformations and its local responses in the contemporary Russian society
The International Laboratory for Digital Transformation in Public Administration examines the human-centric barriers of digital transformation in local communities in the Arctic and North-Western areas of the Russian Federation. Leading Research Fellow Anna Sanina and Research Fellow Pavel Suvorkov are reporting the actual updates about the fieldworks carried out on the Taimyr Peninsula, Krasnoyarsk Krai.
Data digitalization is essential for digital transformation of the public sector
The development of document flow in the departments is heterogeneous. Evgeny Styrin commented on the research on digitalization of data conducted by the Polylog agency for the Kommersant.
Special issues of the journal “Public Administration Issues”
Special issues of the journal “Public Administration Issues” traditionally include articles prepared by researchers from different countries and regions. Nevertheless, there is a steady trend of representation: first of all, the journal is attractive to researchers from Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, South America and Africa. The presence of authors from the BRICS countries in the issues of the journal is increasing, which indicates the established international affi liation of the journal. The journal is interesting because it highlights current problems of public administration in these vast regions, problems that often remain on the periphery of the leading Anglo-Saxon journals, or are considered by them from the standpoint of established governance practices in North America and Western Europe.
Discussing Administrative Reforms in the BRICS: HSE University Hosted International Symposium
On 20-21 October 2022 School of Politics and Governance at HSE University hosted the Fifth International Symposium on Development and Governance in the BRICS.It gathered the speakers from ten countries, who discussed the public administration reforms in general, and such their aspects as tackling the consequences of COVID-19 pandemics, international project management, risk management and digitalization.
The Pandemic As an Opportunity: HSE Experts Evaluate the Potential of Domestic Tourism in Russia
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.
HSE Survey: Russians Expect to Return to Normal Life after the Pandemic
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.
Model Tax Code for the CIS
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.
HSE Advocates for Environmental Transparency
More than 40% of Russian citizens consider changing their place of residence due to environmental problems. This was a statistic cited by Lyaila Sinyatullina, Head of the Department of Advanced Studies at HSE University’s Institute for Public Administration and Governance, at a roundtable dedicated to an environmental information bill that will be reviewed by the Russian State Duma.
Infection with reform ideas: HSE expert review comes to Kazan
The Institute for Public Administration and Governance, NRU HSE and the Higher School of Public and Municipal Governance of the Kazan Federal University have held the first series of workshops in Kazan on implementation of reform of control and oversight practices. The idea of launching a training programme for regional and municipal operatives arose following a meeting of the NRU HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov and Tatarstan President RustamMinnikhanov this spring.
Higher School of Economics experts to analyse regulatory costs in the Russian fishing industry for the regulatory guillotine mechanism
On 11 July 2019, at the III Global Fishery Forum in Saint-Petersburg, NRU HSE and the All-Russian Association of Fish Breeders, Entrepreneurs and Exporters (VARPE) announced the continuation of their collaboration to study the regulatory framework in the fishing industry. The new research is associated with the recent initiative of the Russian Government to alter the image of control and oversight in Russia using the regulatory guillotine mechanism.