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Analysis and Commentary

Russia Abolishes Inheritance Tax

by Alvin Rabushkavia russianeconomy.org
Monday, June 20, 2005

A comprehensive flat tax, which strives to tax income only once, would exclude inheritance from taxation on the ground that inherited money was taxed at the time of its earning and that taxing bequests amounts to double taxation.

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Analysis and Commentary

China vs. Russia: Wealth Creation vs. Poverty Reduction

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushkavia russianeconomy.org
Monday, April 25, 2005

The 2005 press release of the World Trade Organization (WTO) highlights the new role China is playing in the world.

Figure 1. China: Non-performing loans, 2001-2004

China's Economic Policy is Systemic

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushka
Thursday, February 24, 2005

A terse announcement in China Daily on February 24, 2005, deserves a brief note.

Analysis and Commentary

Cambodia joins the WTO

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Tuesday, September 7, 2004

A recent announcement that Cambodia joins the WTO, on the heels of China's accession in November 2001 and bypassing the disqualified Russia, makes abundantly clear who is what.

G-8. Russia or China?

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstam
Thursday, June 10, 2004

With the official addition of Russia in 1998, the G-7 group of nations—the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and Canada—formally became the G-8.

Analysis and Commentary

Beijing Consensus for Russia?

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushkavia russianeconomy.org
Wednesday, June 2, 2004

Hong Kong's economic writers believe that Russia is beginning to adopt the Beijing consensus, China's pragmatic approach to economic policy.

Fixing China's Banks, Not Russia's

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushka
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about two pictures?

Analysis and Commentary

Shorting Russia's Banks

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Thursday, January 22, 2004

Like all business decisions, the wisdom or miscalculation of the purchase of Bank One by J.P. Morgan Chase will be evaluated by future returns and share prices. How does this story compare with Russia?

Analysis and Commentary

Goldilocks and the Three [Russian] Bears

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Goldilocks has entered the Russian bears' house. High oil prices will harm growth. Low oil prices will harm growth. Only the right oil prices will foster growth.

Analysis and Commentary

Financial Sector Reform in Russia: DÉjÀ Vu All Over Again

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia russianeconomy.org
Tuesday, January 21, 2003

To this day, neither the IMF or other transition scholars have yet proposed any real reform of Russia's banks. Rather, they, as exemplified in this most recent IMF paper, choose to reiterate shopworn cliches, and then wonder why Russia's banks, and its economy in general, remain in need of reform.

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