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14.06.2018

Annual report 2017 of The Institute for Urban Economics 

We are pleased to share the achievements of the Institute for Urban Economics of 2017. Overall we are satisfied with the work performed (although it is not for us to judge). Last year, we made a significant breakthrough in the analytical interpretation of urban development processes in Russia and participated in drafting proposals with regard to the new model for cities and metropolitan areas... подробнее
1.06.2018

IUE’ experts took part in the work of UNECE’s seminar 'Sustainable urban planning and housing', the city of Grodno, the Republic of Belarus

Seminar ‘Sustainable urban planning and housing: national priorities of the Republic of Belarus and best international practices’ took place from 31 May to 1 June 2018 in the city of Grodno, the Republic of Belarus. The objectives of the seminar: to promote building capacity of national and local authorities in Belarus on integrated urban planning and housing policies; to share and discuss... подробнее
1.06.2018

A. Puzanov, IUE Director General, delivered a report at a plenary session of the 5th All-Russian Conference “Development of Urban Agglomerations in Russia: Innovations and Infrastructure” hosted by the city of Novosibirsk

On May 31- June 1, 2018, the 5th All-Russian Conference “Development of Urban Agglomerations: Innovations and Infrastructure” was held in Novosibirsk. The representatives of federal-, regional and municipal authorities, specialized educational institutions, experts from economic organizations, architectural firms and construction companies were invited to participate. During two days of the... подробнее
22.05.2018

“Rossiiskaya Gazeta” on the appointment of a new head of Russia’s Minstroi, with comments made by Nadezhda Kosareva, IUE President

Vladimir Yakushev, the new head of Minstroi, has been introduced to ministerial staff by Vitaly Mutko, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of construction and regional policy. The newly appointed minister previously held the position of Tomsk Region Government. Vladimir Yakushev has already noted that in his new assignment the main task will be “to maintain the current pace of work of the ministry... подробнее
18.05.2018

UNDP presented a survey on the quality of life (QoL) in Kazakhstan’s cities and their housing sectors to which IUE experts had contributed

UNDP presented a QoL survey measuring the quality of life in Kazakhstan’s cities and their housing sectors at a special session called “Urban Ratings of the Quality of Life in Kazakhstan” at the Global Challenges Summit (Astana Economic Forum) held on May 17-18, 2018. UNDP Kazakhstan expressed its gratitude to IUE experts from Urban Economy Department – I. Gentzler, Director of the Department... подробнее
18.05.2018

T. Polidi, IUE Executive Director, made a presentation on “Housing and Urban Environment as Assets of Urban Economy” at the first session of the Living Environment Forum hosted by the city of Kaliningrad on May 18-19, 2018

“RIA Nedvizhimost (“Real Estate” Russian News Agency) estimates the potential of town-planning development in RF at about one billion square meters of housing,” informed the audience T. Polidi, Executive Director of IUE, at the Living Environment Forum. “The prospects for urban development of our metropolitan areas are bright. We attempted to estimate the potential of the existing residential... подробнее
24.04.2018

At a panel discussion, IUE experts presented a review of international and national practices in urban development regulation for improved housing affordability

At a panel discussion, IUE experts presented a review of international and national practices in urban development regulation for improved housing affordability. A study by IUE was presented by T. Polidi, IUE Executive Director and Real Estate Market Department Director. According to T. Polidi, at the stage of strong economic growth, with annual GDP growth at 7 percent, in Russia during the... подробнее
9.04.2018

Tatyana Polidi, IUE Executive Director, spoke at three ‘round-table’ events at the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum held on April 12-14, 2018

The Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum took place in the city of Krasnoyarsk on April 12-14, 2018. The event was organized by Krasnoyarsk Region Governor, Krasnoyarsk Region Government and Siberia Federal University.  T. Polidi, IUE Executive Director and Real Estate Market Department Director, had been invited to participate in three ‘round-table’ events. She focused on various aspects of urban... подробнее
30.03.2018

Economies of Russia’s cities and metropolitan areas. Issue #2: The club of capital cities

This review continues the series of publications on basic indicators of economic development of Russia’s cities and metropolitan areas. The indicators have been united under a general name “Economies of Russia’s Cities and Metropolitan Areas”. The project is being funded through the IUE Endowment. The issue focuses on a comparative analysis of capital cities, or administrative centers of the... подробнее
31.01.2018

For the third year in a row IUE is in the TOP-50 of the Global Go To Think Tank Index, - Kommersant Newspaper summarizes the 2017’ Accomplishments

In Russia the number of think tanks has grown as follows from the preliminary rating in “Global Go To Think Tank Index Report” summarizing the 2017’ accomplishments.  Russia ranks 8th with 130 think tanks, thus adding eight more organizations as compared with a year earlier. USA come first (1,872 organizations), followed by China (512) and Great Britain (444), respectively, as is evident... подробнее

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