Drivers of Regional Integration: Value Chains, Investment and New Forms of Co-operation
Johannesburg : Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2015.
Flores R., Oliveira I., Carneiro F., Mutanga S., Simelane T., Makarov I. A., Morozkina Alexandra, Wood C., Mothiane M.
Editor-in-chief: R. Flores
This collection of papers is a combined initiative of EPF member think tanks and is the result of two round-table discussions under the Regional Integration research stream. The first event, ‘Drivers of Regional Integration’, took place in Cape Town, 25-27 November 2014; the second, ‘Regional Integration and Regional Value Chains’ was held in Moscow, 21 May 2015.
Makarov I. A., , , in : Drivers of Regional Integration: Value Chains, Investment and New Forms of Co-operation. : Johannesburg : Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2015. P. 45-71.
In the past decade Russia has become one of the key actors in the global foreign direct investment (FDI) market. Currently it is both one of the largest recipients and contributors of FDI in the world. The paper highlights the current state of inward and outward FDI in Russia, focusing on the regional dimension. Three main regional aspects ...
Added: February 10, 2016
Priority areas: economics
, , Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2016 Vol. 5 No. 1 P. 1-35
The objective of this paper is to analyse the scope for improving empirical and methodological foundation of global value chain (GVC) research and for making relevant political decisions, primarily through application of foresight methodology based on the latest trend to combine the approaches of global value chain and national innovation system research. The authors choose ...
Added: February 17, 2016
Индексы интенсивности выпуска товаров и услуг по базовым видам экономической деятельности: январь 2000 - октябрь 2013
, , et al., М. : НИУ ВШЭ, 2013
В ежемесячном оперативном докладе рассматривается динамика интенсивности выпуска товаров и услуг по базовым видам экономической деятельности (т.е. динамика среднесуточного производства, очищенного от влияния календарного и сезонного факторов) относительно: предыдущего месяца; декабря предыдущего года; июля 2008 года (месяца максимального уровня показателя накануне кризиса 2008–2009 гг.); января 2000 года. Показатели интенсивности представлены по базовым видам экономической деятельности ...
Added: March 7, 2014
, , Логистика и управление цепями поставок 2018 Т. 5 № 88 С. 53-61
The search and design of links between the company’s performance indices and results of logistics activity nowadays is a relevant tool for increasing competitiveness of Russian companies. Situations when influence of certain logistics costs groups on financial performance indices is underestimated occur considerably often. These cases imply a huge amount of financial resources involved. Thus, ...
Added: February 5, 2019
, , The Western Balkans on the road to the European Union / . 2018. No. 04/2018.
Given its geographical location, the region is important to the EU in terms of security, stability, trade and transit routes. The Western Balkan countries’ economic and political prospects and their future within a European framework should remain one of the top priorities for the EU. ...
Added: May 20, 2018
, , Bruegel Policy Contribution 2017 No. 13 P. 1-22
Central Asia, despite being referred to as a single region, represent five countries with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds and different ways in which political and economic transformation took place in the last twenty five years since independence from the Soviet Union. Within these countries, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have relatively advanced in market reforms, while ...
Added: September 7, 2017
, , Services liberalization and productivity of manufacturing firms : Evidence from Ukraine / World Bank Group. Series WPS "Policy Research Working Paper". 2012. No. 5944.
This paper brings new evidence on the impact of services liberalization on the performance of manufacturing firms. Using a unique database of Ukrainian firms in 2001-2007, the authors utilize an external push for liberalization in the services sector as a source of exogenous variation to identify the impact of services liberalization on total factor productivity ...
Added: November 19, 2013
, , , Management Science 2021 Vol. 67 No. 4 P. 2541-2561
We study the consequences of misreporting in settings where ambiguity-averse investors face uncertainty about two aspects of the firm: productivity and reliability of the information system. We show that the joint presence of these two sources of uncertainty distort the firm’s investment choices in opposing ways, leading to over-investment by large firms (to signal productivity) ...
Added: February 11, 2020
, , Экономика и бизнес: теория и практика 2016 № 4 С. 25-27
This article aims at analyzing Saudi Arabia’s potential and opportunities in case of participation in global value chains. The authors concludes that the improving the positions of the country in terms of global value energy chains could lead to the structural modernization of the economy. ...
Added: May 8, 2016
, , Экономика и управление: проблемы, решения 2016 Т. 1 № 3 С. 96-102
The role of the services sector in the global economy has been growing in recent decades. The increase of the importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) for the cross-border sale of many types of services based on the organization of production in foreign markets took place either. The services sector accounts for about 60% of ...
Added: December 15, 2015
Либерализация сектора услуг и производительность предприятий обрабатывающей промышленности: опыт Украины
, , Economics of Transition and Institutional Change 2014
Employing a unique database of Ukrainian firms in 2001–2007, we use the external push for liberalization in the services sector as a source of exogenous variation to identify the effect of services liberalization on total factor productivity (TFP) of manufacturing firms. The results indicate that a standard deviation increase in services liberalization within a firm ...
Added: October 22, 2014
, , , Emerging Market Review 2014 Vol. 18 P. 62-77
We analyze whether financial constraints of Brazilian firms are alleviated by ownership structure. More specifically, we study whether the presence of nonfinancial firms as shareholders of Brazilian firm mitigates financial constraints. We find that the presence of nonfinancial firms as significant shareholders reduces financial constraints, probably because such blockholders are able to reduce asymmetric information ...
Added: February 9, 2015
, , Экономика и бизнес: теория и практика 2016 № 6 С. 15-17
This article discusses the role of global value chains in the world and the influence of multilateral and regional agreements on them. Special attention is paid to the necessary agreements for the effective conduct of the business of ru-beige and their features. Indicate the issues that need discussion and the reform. ...
Added: July 8, 2016
Разработка и использование экономико-статистических показателей функционирования особых экономических зон технико-внедренческого типа
, Креативная экономика 2011 № 7 С. 44-50
The author researches the issues of usage of economical and statistical indices of functioning of special economical zones. The combination of economical approach with technocratic favors the creation of complex method of assessment of usefulness and efficiency of innovations, their screening, distribution of limited resources and also presupposes formation of wide applied aspect. ...
Added: November 25, 2012
, США и Канада: экономика, политика, культура 2017 № 11 С. 83-95
The article deals with D.Trump external economic initiatives within six months of his presidency. A critical look is taken on US withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership and suspension of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership talks with EU. The author emphasizes a danger of possible US disregard for the universal trade rules i.e. WTO rules. Special attention ...
Added: April 18, 2018
, США и Канада: экономика, политика, культура 2014 № 1 С. 003-025
В статье анализируется состояние и динамика российско-американских торгово-экономических отношений. В ней рассматриваются тенденции и факторы развития двусторонней торговли и особенности инвестиционного взаимодействия обеих стран. Даётся оценка проблемам и перспективам двустороннего экономического сотрудничества. ...
Added: November 26, 2018
, , Problems of Economic Transition 2008 Vol. 51 No. 4 P. 6-48
The article analyzes trends in fixed assets formation and fixed investment in Russia’s transition economy. It is shown that the official Rosstat approach to measuring fixed assets and fixed investment may substantially understate fixed assets renovation and replacement rates. The depth of the decline in investment spending during the transition period might therefore be substantially ...
Added: January 28, 2013
, The Angel Investor 2007 № 3 С. 58-59
В статье рассматривается схема взаимодействия Ассоциация бизнес-ангелов - инвестор - инноватор. ...
Added: December 9, 2012
, Международная торговля и торговая политика 2016 № 4 (8) С. 66-82
The article is devoted to the analysis of the latest trends of regional integration and their impact on the development of Global Value Chains (GVCs). The author emphasizes that at the same time GVCs influence main development features of regional integration. In addition to economic effects of trade liberalization the author analyzes different aspects of ...
Added: October 11, 2016
, , , L’industria (Italy) 2014 No. 3 P. 487-502
The decline in the growth of the GDP that became apparent in mid- 2012 continued in 2013, with the growth rate amounting to only 1.3 per cent. The results of the first quarter of 2014 were even worse: 0.9 per cent. This seems to be a persistent trend stemming from a number of factors that ...
Added: October 17, 2014
Экономическая теория и хозяйственная практика: глобальные вызовы. Материалы международной конференции "Эволюция международной торговой системы: проблемы и перспективы - 2016"
СПб. : Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет, 2016
This collection includes scientific reports presented for participation in the International Conference: "The Evolution of the Global Trade System: problems and prospects" which took place on October 20-22, 2016 in St.Petersburg ...
Added: March 10, 2017
Friendly bureaucrats, formal rules and firms' investment decisions: evidence from a survey experiment in Russia
, , International Journal of Emerging Markets 2021 Vol. 16 No. 2 P. 347-369
This paper investigates the links between investment activity and personal contacts for small and medium-sized firms with public officials at the sub-national level in Russia. A list-experiment design, using a survey of 21,000 Russian firms in 2017, was used to evaluate the importance of personal connections with officials for conducting business. A total of 27% ...
Added: September 4, 2020
, Торговая политика 2017 Т. 2 № 10 С. 130-142
The article analyses the influence of productivity shocks on wages and trade in components for the German economy. Accordingly, historical aspects of the country’s participation in the production fragmentation processes are examined. Furthermore, we determine factors maintaining the efficiency of national companies’ insertion into global value chains. Then, we estimate a structural vector autoregression model with long-run restrictions. ...
Added: November 29, 2018
, , et al., М. : ИНЭИ РАН-АЦ при Правительстве РФ, 2016
В монографии представлены результаты исследования по долгосрочному прогнозированию развития мировых энергетических рынков и расчетов, проведенных с использованием информационно- модельного комплекса SCANER. Показана комплексная оценка направлений развития энергетики мира, регионов и стран, включая объемы потребления, производства, переработки и торговли энергоресурсами, цены, параметры конкуренции, динамику ввода новых мощностей, объемы выбросов СО2. Три прогнозных сценария – Вероятный, Благоприятный ...
Added: November 29, 2016
Включение национальных экономик в глобальные цепочки стоимости: изменение парадигмы организации внешнеэкономических связей
, , , Современная конкуренция 2014 № 2 (44) С. 37-54
Nowadays research of different international economic organizations concentrate more on global value chains (GVCs) analysis. Production processes of majority of goods are not limited to the production in a single country. Furthermore, involvement in different stages of production depends on the level of technological and innovative development of the country as well as on the ...
Added: May 1, 2014