nep-cis New Economics Papers
on Confederation of Independent States
Issue of 2017‒07‒09
six papers chosen by

  1. 01-2016 Выступление зам. директора ИНП РАН, чл.корр. РАН Порфирьева Б.Н. (аудиозапись) «Проблемы инновационной модернизации современной экономики», гайдаровский форум – экспертная дискуссия. By Порфирьев Б.Н.
  2. Responsibility, inequality, efficiency, and equity in four sustainability paradigms: policies for a shared sea from a multi-country analytical model By F. Zagonari
  3. Интервью академика В.В.Ивантера "Российской газете" - Федеральный выпуск 29 ноября 2016 г. №7139 (271) "Вот, новый разворот" By Ивантер В.В.
  4. 09-2016 Интервью академика В.В.Ивантера "Российской газете" - Федеральный выпуск №7039 (171) 03.08.2016. “Разговоры в пользу военных расходов” By Ивантер В.В.
  5. Структурные или институциональные сдвиги? Попытка измерения на примере банковского сектора By Vernikov, Andrei
  6. 12-2016 Участие д.э.н. Кувалина Д.Б. на интернет-телеканале Красная линия в программе Точка зрения: "Конкурировать надо с умом", 18 ноября 2016 г. By Кувалин Д.Б.

  1. By: Порфирьев Б.Н. (Институт народнохозяйственного прогнозирования)
    Date: 2017–06–27
  2. By: F. Zagonari
    Abstract: This paper develops a theoretical framework for four sustainability paradigms (weak sustainability, a-growth, de-growth, strong sustainability) within cooperative and non-cooperative scenarios, and includes changes in four values (a sense of responsibility to nature and future generations; aversion to inequality for current and future generations). The model assesses the feasibility of sustainability solutions for a shared environment as a function of specific value changes in each country by interpreting these value changes as support for environmental policies. The solutions are defined in terms of consumption, use of the environment, and welfare of representative individuals in each country; they are characterised by efficiency and equality at both intra- and inter-generational levels; they are checked for internal consistency and consistency with alternative approaches such as utilitarianism, egalitarianism (i.e., Arneson, Dworkin, Sen), and contractarianism. Theoretical insights are obtained by comparing contextual stability and relative effectiveness of the environment’s use among countries in alternative scenarios. A case study of the Baltic Sea operationally suggests that the currently adopted strong sustainability (i.e., an ecosystem approach) in a non-cooperative scenario (i.e., countries attempt to maximize their own rather than overall welfare) is internally consistent, relatively efficient, and consistent with Dworkin egalitarianism. A-growth was never feasible, but de-growth in which Denmark, Finland, Germany, and Sweden increase environmental protection would increase intra-generational equality; de-growth or weak sustainability in which Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Russia increase environmental R&D would increase intra- and inter-generational equality; weak sustainability and de-growth consistent with Arneson and Dworkin egalitarianism would improve the environmental status.
    JEL: Q5
    Date: 2017–06
  3. By: Ивантер В.В. (Институт народнохозяйственного прогнозирования)
    Date: 2017–06–28
  4. By: Ивантер В.В. (Институт народнохозяйственного прогнозирования)
    Date: 2017–06–27
  5. By: Vernikov, Andrei
    Abstract: The paper attempts measuring institutional change, taking the case of the Russian banking industry in 1991-2016. I put forward a set of metrics featuring the actors and the relevance of banking for the economy. At the first stage, the communist-era credit system falls apart, and so do coordination mechanisms between monetary and real sectors of the economy. After the 1998 crisis, evolution goes in the direction of greater government involvement in banks and centralized allocation of financial resources. Structural change has not yet led to a fully different modus operandi of the banking industry. The contribution of this paper is that it tackles the interplay between structural and institutional change in a particular economic sector.
    Keywords: institutional change, structural change, evolutionary analysis, mesoeconomics, banks, Russia, state
    JEL: B25 G21 G28 H82 P20 P34 P52
    Date: 2017–07–01
  6. By: Кувалин Д.Б. (Институт народнохозяйственного прогнозирования)
    Date: 2017–06–28

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