Markets for Purchased Farm Inputs in Russia
Comparative Economic Studies. 2005. Vol. 47. No. 1. P. 154-166.
Priority areas: economics
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Russia's Agriculture in Transition: Factor Markets and Constraints on Growth examines the development of factor markets in Russian agriculture during the transition to a market economy and analyzes the impact of existing constraints on agricultural growth. It is the outcome of a 3-year study conducted with the support of BASIS/CRSP by an international team that ...
Added: December 12, 2018
, , Small Enterprise Research 2015 Vol. 22 No. 2-3 P. 146-158
International interest in freelance contracting as a distinct socio-economic phenomenon has been growing in recent years in the labour market and entrepreneurship literatures. Drawing on unique dataset comprising three waves of survey data gathered over a five year timeframe, we shed light on the development of the Russian-language online labour market, which comprises freelancers from ...
Added: March 3, 2015
Education, Career and Migrant Strategies Of Rural Students in Transition Countries: An International and Comparative Study
Beijing : UNESCO International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education (INRULED), 2013
The present book is the result of the project International Comparative Study on Education, Career and Migrant Strategies of School Students from Rural Areas in Transition Countries initiated by UNESCO International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education (INRULED) and the Center for Applied Economic Research, National Research University Higher School of Economic (HSE) of ...
Added: October 8, 2013
, Effects of Minimum Wages on the Russian Wage Distribution / Высшая школа экономики. Series EC "Economics". 2011. No. 09.
The available minimum wage literature is mostly based on evidence from developed countries or developing countries of Latin America. Little empirical work has been done on the effects of minimum wages in transition economies, where labour institutions experienced rapid changes and law enforcement differs in many important ways. This paper presents the first empirical evidence ...
Added: August 28, 2012
, Comparative Economic Studies 2016
Post-transition Central and East European economies (CEEs) had similar stylized facts of development before transition, which are extensive growth, distorted structure and technological backwardness. However, after transition country specific origins of growth, such as natural resources abundance or development of institutions, could dominate. Are sources of labor productivity growth in these economies similar or idiosyncratic? ...
Added: October 23, 2015
, , et al., Icfai Journal of Training and Development 2008 No. 1 P. 7-59
In the transition to a market economy, the Russian workforce underwent a wrenching period of change, with excess supply of some industrial skills coexisting with reports of skills shortages by many enterprises. This paper uses data from the Russia Competitiveness and Investment Climate Survey and related local research to gain insights into the changing supply ...
Added: December 5, 2012
, , , Экономическая политика 2021 Т. 16 № 4 С. 104-143
The study discusses the relationship between competition and innovation in low-tech and high-tech industries in transition economies. The analysis is based on the World Bank’s Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey (BEEPS) =for manufacturing industries in 32 countries and includes 8,686 observations. We find an inverted U-shaped relationship between competition and R&D expenditure =for low-technology industries, and a ...
Added: September 8, 2021
Democratization and Firm Innovation: Evidence from the European and Central Asian post-Communist States
, , Post-Communist Economies 2020
The paper analyses the impact of democratisation on firm innovation in European and Central Asian post-communist states using panel-data and cross-sectional approaches. The sample consists of over 25,000 establishments in 25 transition economies. Our empirical analysis provides an array of novel findings to the institutional literature. First, our analysis demonstrates that post-communist democratisation has had ...
Added: July 20, 2020
Berlin : LIT Verlag, 2009
The historical changes in Central and Eastern Europe demanded suitable paths for the transition from centrally planned to market based economies. The lack of relevant experience added to the challenge, giving rise to the incalculable risks of implementing untested policies. By focusing on monetary policy, trade, and convergence, this volume addresses some of the most ...
Added: August 1, 2013
Трансформация антимонопольной политики в сфере борьбы со сговором в странах переходной экономики: Россия, Украина, Казахстан
, Современная конкуренция 2014 № 2(44) С. 39-59
This article focuses on the development of antitrust policy in transition economies in the context of preventing explicit and tacit collusion. Experience of Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine in the creation of antitrust institutions was analyzed, including both legislation and enforcement practice, in particular, unique features in the use of "rule of reason" approach. Also were ...
Added: May 23, 2014
, Europe-Asia Studies 2014 Vol. 66 No. 8 P. 1270-1294
This article is a first systematic study of employment protection legislation in the 15 successor states of the USSR over the last two and a half decades. The analysis is based on new and unique data assembled using OECD methodology. We find that the dynamics of employment protection in the region resemble an inverted U-shaped ...
Added: September 25, 2014
, , What determines stock market behavior in Russia and other emerging countries? / Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition. Series DP "BOFIT Discussion Papers". 2013. No. 4.
We empirically test the dependence of the Russian stock market on the world stock market and world oil prices in the period 1997:10–2012:02. We also consider three Eastern Euro-pean stock markets (Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary), as well as two markets outside Europe (Turkey and South Africa). We apply a rolling regression to identify ...
Added: March 18, 2013
, What determines the behavior of the Russian stock market. / University Library of Munich, Germany. Series "MPRA Paper". 2011. No. 41508.
In this paper we empirically test the dependence of the Russian stock market on the world stock market, world oil prices and Russian political and economic news during the period 2001-2010. We find that oil prices are not significant after 2006, the Japan stock index is significant over the whole period, since it is the ...
Added: March 16, 2013
, Коммерческое право. Научно-практический журнал 2010 № 1(6) С. 29-34
Originally, safety of goods was presumed to be a guaranteed part of quality of goods, and producing of goods of a poor quality was regarded as a crime (soviet period). According to the present day approach towards technical regulation only safety requirements are obligatory, and quality of goods is not being provided by state, with ...
Added: October 29, 2012
Why do firms engage in quality management Systems: an empirical investigation of organizational decision incentives
, OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development 2012 Vol. 4 No. 7 P. 23-26
A sustainability perspective is a practical today's goal for collaboration of state, business and society. The special role within this triad belongs to business companies, which integrate the sustainability principles into their strategies to improve organizational processes and long-term growth. Quality management system (QMS) is an important tool to ensure sustainability through business performance. According ...
Added: November 19, 2012
, , Cities 2016 Vol. 52 P. 39-54
Tbilisi, a city of over a million, is the national capital of Georgia. Although little explored in urban studies, the city epitomizes a fascinating assemblage of processes that can illuminate the interplay of geopolitics, political choices, globalization discourses, histories, and urban contestations in shaping urban transformations. Tbilisi's strategic location in the South Caucasus, at the ...
Added: February 23, 2016
, , Extracting global stochastic trend from non-synchronous data. / Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition. Series DP "BOFIT Discussion Papers". 2013. No. 15.
We use a Kalman filter type model of financial markets to extract a global stochastic trend from the discrete non-synchronous data on daily stock market index returns of different stock exchanges. The model is tested for robustness. In addition, we derive “most important” hours of world financial market and estimate the relative importance of local ...
Added: July 21, 2013
, , , Eurasian Geography and Economics 2015 Vol. 56 No. 2 P. 127-149
Added: January 21, 2017
, , Emerging Markets Finance and Trade 2016 Vol. 52 No. 7 P. 1210-1225
We empirically test the dependence of the Russian stock market on the world stock market and world oil prices in the period 1997:10--2012:02. We also analyze countries that can be considered to be relatively similar to Russia, e.g., Poland, the Czech Republic, and South Africa. First, we apply a rolling regression to identify periods when ...
Added: August 12, 2016
, Comparative Economic Studies 2012 Vol. 54 No. 3 P. 661-688
This paper looks at the urban development of transition countries in 1991–2010, primarily focusing on the last decade. Cities in transition face a unique set of challenges that came forth due to interplay of the legacy of socialist urban policies and the transition to the market economy. The socialist urban policies restrained growth of the ...
Added: November 18, 2013
, , , Labour 2010 Vol. 24 No. 3(09) P. 311-332
In order to remain competitive, firms need to keep the quantity and composition of jobs close to optimal for their given output. Since the beginning of the transition period, Russian industrial firms have been widely reporting that the quantity and composition of hired labour is far from being close to optimal. This paper discusses what ...
Added: December 5, 2012
, , , Stuck Between Surplus and Shortage: Demand for Skills in the Russian Industry / IZA. Series "IZA Discussion Paper". 2009. No. 3934.
In order to remain competitive, firms need to keep the quantity and composition of jobs close to the optimal for their given output. Since the beginning of the transition period, Russian industrial firms have been widely reporting that the quantity and composition of hired labor is far from being close to optimal. This paper discusses ...
Added: May 14, 2013
, , Economics of Transition and Institutional Change 2012 Vol. 20 No. 2 P. 235-269
This paper studies the relationship between labour market institutions and policies and labour market performance using a new and unique dataset that covers the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, which in the last two decades experienced radical economic and institutional transformations. We document a clear trend towards liberalization of labour markets, especially in the ...
Added: September 19, 2014
, , Экономическая политика. Экспертный канал 2013
The agricultural development of Siberia and Far East can be the main driver of export-led economic development of these regions. The significant demand can be provided by asian countries and especially by China. ...
Added: March 25, 2014