OECD Economic Surveys: Russian Federation

Frequency :
Irregular
ISSN :
1999-0669 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3607 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990669
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Russian economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

Also available in: French, Russian
 
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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
15 Dec 1997
Pages :
292
ISBN :
9789264151574 (PDF) ; 9789264159815 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-rus-1997-en

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This 1997 edition of OECD's periodic review of Russia's economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. It  includes special features on stabilisation, commercial banking, and corporate governance.

Also available in: French

Table of Contents

Preface
Assessment and recommendations
Introduction
I. Macroeconomic performance, policies and prospects
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The seemingly endless contraction
-Adjustment in the labour market
-The end of high inflation
-Monetary and exchange rate policy
-The fiscal challenges
-Integration into the world economy
-The current situation, near-term prospects and risks
II. Commercial banks
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Introduction
-The changing environment of commercial banking in Russia
-The state of the commercial banking sector: 1995-1997
-The large Moscow banks
-Banking in the regions
-Commercial banks, investment and corporate governance: problems and prospects
-Commercial banking in the Russian Federation: the first signs of stability or impending crisis?
III. Enterprises
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Restructuring and the rise of money surrogates
-Insolvency and bankruptcy
-Investment
-Barriers to restructuring and investment: corporate governance, capital markets, the tax system, and regional protectionism
-Small businesses and entrepreneurship
-Privatisation
-Institutional development, competition, and future prospects
Bibliography
Annexes
-I. The large Moscow banks
-II. Money surrogates
-III. Fiscal federalism
-IV. Policy processes
-V. Chronology of main economic events and policy measures
-VI. Living standards
-VII. Statistical tables
-VIII. Competition law and policy in the Russian Federation: the role of the State Anti-monopoly Committee
-IX. OECD co-operation with the Russian Federation