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.
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.
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.
Staff from the Public Administration and Governance Department shared the results of their research with MPA students from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom).
On 13 February a meeting was held between the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at NRU HSE and Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg as part of preparations for and implementation of a roundtable discussion at NRU HSE dedicated to state regulation of strategic sectors of the Russian economy.
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.
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.
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.
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.