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Is Russia on the Road to Recovery?

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushka
Thursday, January 11, 2001

Since 1991, living standards in Russia have fallen by 47 percent.

Analysis and Commentary

Will the Central Bank of Russia Remain Independent?

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Wednesday, January 10, 2001

In late December 2000 and early January 2001, a spate of stories appeared in the Western and Russian press that President Vladimir Putin was determined to overhaul Russia’s banking system.

Analysis and Commentary

Can Russia Grow Faster than 4 Percent? Yes, if....

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Thursday, January 4, 2001

It’s important to understand why Russia grew 7.6% in 2000. The answer is an interaction of two factors.

Analysis and Commentary

Germany and Russia Discuss Debt for Equity Swaps

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Monday, December 4, 2000

Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder of Germany and Prime Minister Mikhail M. Kasyanov of Russia agreed to set up a working group to explore the proposal of a debt-for-equity swap.

Analysis and Commentary

Fact and Fancy about Post-Communist Economic Reforms

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Tuesday, November 21, 2000

Apart from a sharp decline in living standards, the greatest loser in Russia’s economic reforms has been plain facts.

Analysis and Commentary

Russia’s Banks Are Corrupt and Unreformed

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Monday, October 2, 2000

The failure to reform Russia’s banks, wrote the The Moscow correspondent of The Economist, is hampering the development of a vital source of financing for restructuring Russian enterprises.

Analysis and Commentary

Russia Has No Real Banks

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Thursday, September 21, 2000

Russia’s banks are ersatz banks, not real banks; their main activity is to transmit subsidies from the government to enterprises.

Analysis and Commentary

How Big Are Russia's Foreign Exchange Reserves?

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Monday, September 11, 2000

To find an answer, we need to examine monthly balance sheets of the Central Bank, the debt records of the Ministry of Finance, and the collective balance sheets of the monetary authority, which comprises jointly the Central Bank of Russia and the Ministry of Finance.

Analysis and Commentary

Russia Adopts 13% Flat Tax

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Wednesday, July 26, 2000

The Russian government, under its new president, Vladimir Putin, has made tax reform its number one economic policy priority. It

Analysis and Commentary

How to Reverse the Upcoming Russian Bust

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Saturday, July 1, 2000

A real banking system, a crucial leg in the triad of the financial system (fiscal, monetary, and banking), would effectively separate management of the monetary system from private finance, beget private productive incentives, mobilize private savings, and finance private investment.

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