This paper discusses the current stage of economic development in Russia. In particular, the authors analyze the problems caused by both the inefficiencies accumulated during the previous years, and the deterioration of the external conditions in 2014. They also stress the factors that can support and prevent the restructuring of the Russian economy and its further growth. In conclusion they list a couple of economic policy scenario appropriate for new situation.
Concentrated ownership and management turnover: the case of Russia
The paper provides new survey evidence on effects of the firm’s performance and ownership profile on management turnover and succession patterns in Russian industrial firms. On the basis of the Russian Economic Barometer panel data authors analyze changes in average tenure of top managers in the REB respondent enterprises over 90's, estimate probabilities of their replacement and assess shares of incumbents and non'incumbents among CEOs and Chairmen of the Board of Directors. The major econometric findings are that managers’ entrenchment is positively related to insider ownership and negatively to outsider ownership. Besides, a probability to be replaced is higher for poorly performed than for well performed top executives. As for succession patterns, «outside» appointments seem to be more likely in distressed companies and in companies dominated by outsiders while «inside» appointments seem to be more likely in well performed companies and in companies dominated by insiders. The main conclusion following from the study is that in spite of numerous built'in defects, the Russian system of corporate governance is doing what it h
This publication presents data of the research project “Russian Magistracy growth”, implemented by Institute of Education with the support of the Vladimir Potanin foundation. The study covers 16 regions of the Russian Federation and 19 universities. Moscow universities were not included in the study. The samples of universities were stratified by status and regions. Data also shows the dynamics of masters’ in the 2015–2019-s in Russia. The paper includes such indicators as selfassessment of the perspectives of employment, current competencies (soft skills), knowledge about the bologna process and assessment of transition into two-stage education system. The self-esteem in different types of soft skills shows that the most deficient skills are entrepreneurship and communication in a foreign language. Modern Russian postgraduate students need time to think about the strategy and a break in order to decide on which direction you need to study further and practice-oriented training programs with the ability to quick enter the labor market. The publication covers a wide research field in educational practice and will be interesting for researchers in higher education and the Bologna process.