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.
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.
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.
The study guide "Assessing the Economic and Social Effectiveness of Voluntary Work: Approaches to Training and Implementation Problems", edited by Irina Mersiyanova, represents an innovative tool for Russia. It sets out a multi-level approach to assessing the economic and social effectiveness of voluntary work, which is based on in-depth analysis of Russian and international experience.