The Political Mechanics of the Russian Regime: Substitutes versus Institutions
Russian Politics and Law. 2011. Vol. 49. No. 2. P. 34-69.
The author analyzes the functional logic behind the regime of “highly managed democracy” under Putin and the Putin-Medvedev tandem, with special emphasis on the role played by substitute pseudoinstitutions.
Research target: Economics and Management
Priority areas: state and public administration
, Russian Politics and Law 2013 Vol. 49 No. 3 P. 59-85
The author analyzes which characteristics of the political system created under Putin have and have not changed since Medvedev became president. He considers the likely impact of the economic crisis. ...
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, , AlterEconomics (ранее - Журнал экономической теории) 2017 № 2 С. 144-156
In the article the transactional sector as an important component of the economic system at any level of the hierarchy. Analyzed the existing interpretations of transactional sector. The attention is focused on the concept of transactional isolation sector of the need to measure transaction costs in the economic system. The conclusion about the absence of ...
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, , Общественные науки и современность 2017 № 6 С. 123-137
In the rst article, the authors discuss the hybrid type of nationhood in Russia. Although the latter has some formal, both legal and cultural, features of a becoming political nation, it is still largely shaped by an “imperial syndrome”, re ecting the country’s imperial past and obstructing the building of demo- cratic institutions. The authors ...
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, , Journal of Institutional Economics 2015 Vol. 11 No. 4 P. 847-874
This paper addresses the link between the strong inflow of FDI into Russia in the 2000s and its weak institutions, using plant-level data across subnational regions. The findings imply that investors have responded positively to improve quality of institutions in certain regions, which offered a combination of wealth, skills and good infrastructure. High development levels in ...
Added: February 19, 2015
, , Institutions and the Allocation of Talent / Высшая школа экономики. Series EC "Economics". 2012. No. 15.
Institutions affect investment decisions, including investments in human capital. Hence institutions are relevant for the allocation of talent. Good market-supporting institutions attract talent to productive value-creating activities, whereas poor ones raise the appeal of rent-seeking. We propose a theoretical model that predicts that more talented individuals are particularly sensitive in their career choices to the ...
Added: June 1, 2012
, Вопросы экономики 2013 № 9 С. 40-65
Since the inception of market reforms until the present day Russian institutions have been shaped primarily by economic and political elites, with minimal involvement of the rest of the society in this process. Outcomes of such “institutional outsourcing” for the society depend on the affinity between elites’ preferences and societal needs. Low quality of Russian ...
Added: November 13, 2013
, Управленческое консультирование 2011 № 3 С. 106-114
The author uses the model of production proposed by him earlier for investigation of interaction of physical and social technologies in industrial process. The model takes into account not only physical technologies and production factors (labor and capital) but also social technologies (institutions) and some information resource. In the paper the results of application of ...
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, , , Общественные науки и современность 2016 № 1 С. 47-62
The article discusses theoretical economic approaches to the competition advocacy concept. Competition advocacy activities are not completely opposed to the enforcement activities of competition authority. Competition advocacy is analyzed through the prism of informal institutions, mechanisms of rules adaptation, tools of persuasion, mechanisms for such beliefs formation (shared values). ...
Added: August 15, 2017
, , Финансы и кредит 2014 Т. 587 № 11 С. 44-52
According to the recent data of the National League of Management Companies, more than 400 asset management companies, raising funds of private investors for mutual funds, are incorporated in Russia at present. Even a larger number of funds have been established by management companies. Due to a variety of possibilities and companies, let alone funds, ...
Added: March 24, 2014
, Вестник Московского университета. Серия 6: Экономика 2018 № 3 С. 3-22
В данной статье, предлагается обзор некоторых идей Карла Маркса в контексте последующего развития в XX — начале XXI вв. новой институциональной экономической теории. Обсуждены различные аспекты единства исторического и логического в «Капитале» Маркса в свете различных вариантов совмещения исторического и теоретического в экономических исследованиях, включая новую экономическую историю. Рассмотрены вопросы взаимосвязей между проблемами импорта и ...
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, Предпринимательство 2013 № 7 С. 33-45
Цель работы состоит в обосновании характера воздействия системы институциональных факторов на экономический рост. Основными институциональными факторами экономического роста являются факторы, характеризующие консолидированные группы экономических интересов (эффективность бюрократического аппарата, эффективность бизнес-коалиций и эффективность гражданского общества), а также факторы, характеризующие взаимодействие между этими группами (уровень демократии, качество судебной системы, уровень коррупция и уровень информационной открытости). Использование методов ...
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Разработка концепций будущего как новый институт коммуникаций между государством и гражданским обществом в России
, , Вестник Пермского университета. Серия: Политология 2011 № 2(14) С. 71-81
The article contributes to the study of new communicative institution in political sphere of Russia. Designing of the country’s futures concepts is evaluated as one of such new institutions. Its establishment is explained by low effectiveness of traditional channels of communications such as elections, political party and NGO systems, mass media. ...
Added: November 20, 2012
, Журнал институциональных исследований 2011 Т. 3 № 2 С. 23-38
A new generation of entrepreneurs and managers in the institutional structure of modern Russia is considered. The images of business reputation and a vector of institutional changes are analyzed. The confidence and attitude to the law in a difficult social-legal environment are investigated. ...
Added: November 17, 2012
, Foresight and STI Governance 2019 Vol. 13 No. 4 P. 48-59
Institutions play a key role in building entrepreneurial ecosystems (EEs). However, the academic literature does not well represent the historical roots of these institutions and most works are devoted to developed countries. This article examines the institutional conditions for the development of scientific and entrepreneurial activities at universities in the context of the transition to ...
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, , Institutional Deficit and Health Outcomes in Post-Communist States / Высшая школа экономики. Series PS "Political Science". 2015. No. 25/PS/2015.
In this paper we explore political-economic determinants of health. We draw upon the unique natural experiment of post-communist transitions to show the effect on health (measured as life expectancy and cause-specific mortality) of the interaction between institutions for political (democratic rules) and economic (free market entry) competitiveness. To analyze this relationship empirically, we employ panel ...
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Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
Emerging Markets are the primary source of growth for business in the 21st century. This makes an understanding of managing businesses in emerging markets a fundamental building block for competing in today's global economy. This book's approach is to identify key elements of the business systems and competition in emerging markets around the world, and ...
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NY, Budapest : Central European University Press, 2018
The current Russian state can be seen as a hybrid regime. This hybrid is not, however one of authoritarian and democratic models, but rather of Soviet nomenklatura system and of the mafia-state as described by Balint Magyar, referring to the case of Viktor Orban's Hungary. ...
Added: December 20, 2018
, Управленческое консультирование 2013 Т. 5 № 53 С. 113-120
The problem of identification and adequate exploitation of institutional prerequisites when working out educational strategies is the subject. The report suggests testing new idea where the representation of such concepts as institutional prerequisites, institutional stoppers, as well as the typology of institutional prerequisites aimed at crafting and implementing strategy for education system development are being ...
Added: December 19, 2013
, , Journal of Economic Issues 2013 Vol. 47 No. 2 P. 475-484
We undertook an institutional anbalysis of commercial banks in Russia. After the failed experiment with private financial intermediation in the 1990s, Russia migrated towards a banking system consisting of three -- rather than two -- tiers and featuring core institutions controlled by the state directly or indirectly. This evolution is consistent with this country's historical ...
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, Вопросы экономики 2016 № 10 С. 129-143
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, Does Culture Matter? The Impact of Tolerance on Economic Modernization in a Comparative Perspective / Высшая школа экономики. Series SOC "Sociology". 2012. No. 05.
Is tolerance important for modernization? What can one say about the relationship and causality between tolerance and modernization? It is assumed that an increase in tolerance, expressed as a tolerant attitude towards homosexuality, gender equality, and a decrease in xenophobia, has a significant impact on modernization. Here modernization is understood in a ―narrow‖ sense, referring ...
Added: August 28, 2012
, , Welfare Convergence In Transition Economies / Высшая школа экономики. Series WP BRP "Economics/EC". 2022. No. 254.
This paper presents an analysis of the welfare convergence among 27 transition economies based on the evaluation of a micro-based summary statistic combining income, consumption, leisure, life expectancy, and inequality (Jones & Klenow, 2016). The results show that the countries of the former Soviet Union significantly diverged from the standard of living of developed states ...
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, , , Вопросы экономики 2023 № 5 С. 106-130
The study of barriers and drivers of Russian SMEs’ environmentally responsible behavior is essential, since this business cluster is characterized by its low information openness and transparency. The goal of the study was to research attitudes of owners and managers of Russian SMEs of different sizes towards diverse factors of internal and external business environment acting as barriers ...
Added: May 12, 2023
, , Вопросы экономики 2022 Т. 2022 № 1 С. 47-71
This paper reviews theoretical and empirical literature on long-run economic development, institutional dynamics, and their interplay. Special attention is given to papers that explore the reasons why pro-growth reforms and institutional changes may be blocked. Among these reasons, over the past years the literature has increasingly focused on inequality in the distribution of wealth and ...
Added: October 26, 2022