A monograph on “Economic Urbanization”, written by IUE’s experts as part of their scientific activity in NRU HSE, has been published.
The monograph deals with a highly relevant subject in today’s Russia - development of cities. The subject, however, is of importance not only for Russia. In this historic period the role of cities in regional, national, and even global economic development... more
The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Issues in Expropriation reviews the contemporary major issues involving expropriation (eminent domain/compulsory purchase) in an international context.
Expropriation is a right reserved to all governments, and, thus, it has an impact on all societies. This book, the first of its kind, considers the essential issues from the point of view of both... more
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... more
The Institute for Urban Economics launches a publication series entitled ‘Economies of Russia’s Cities and Metropolitan Areas’ on basic indicators of economic development of Russia’s cities and metropolitan areas. The project is being funded through the IUE Endowment.
This first issue focuses on a comparative analysis of 20 largest metropolitan areas (urban agglomerations or metro areas), by... more
The article presents a new methodology for estimating gross urban product (the gross domestic product by city or metropolitan level) in Russia under extremely low statistical data availability about economy performance at the local level. These estimates provide new analytical instruments for assessing disparities in economic development between more than 1,000 Russian cities and other areas, and... more
There are indications of CV padding being a significant problem, including for positions requiring graduate degrees. Although statistically reliable evidence is absent, a few examples of documented misrepresentation suggest its breadth.
A survey conducted by CareerBuilder.com, a position-candidate matching firm, found almost 60 percent of nearly 2,200 hiring managers had caught a job... more
The IUE issued a publication on the outcomes of the project “The City to Live in: Launching the Redevelopment of Dilapidated Residential Areas” implemented in 2016 and funded through the IUE Endowment.
The project became the result of the combined efforts of the experts of the Real Estate Market Department: E. Trutnev, Scientific Adviser; T. Polidi, IUE Executive Director and Head of the... more
Housing unaffordability and unavailability are major socio-economic problems in modern Russia, and result from market failure to provide a sufficient volume of new housing at reasonable prices. About 29% of new newly constructed housing units are self-build single-family houses produced outside the market. Professional builders are specialized mainly in constructing multifamily houses, generally... more
The authors of the article identify the legal issues arising because of the apartment-market development in Russia. The article describes the apartment-market, including performance indicators of the scope of proposal in the primary housing market in apartment buildings and apartments in Moscow-city; the volume distribution of apartments proposal on administrative districts of Moscow-city, the... more