Russian Federation : Selected Issues

Publication Date: August 03, 2012
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Summary: The Selected Issues paper on the Russian Federation discusses the economic growth and future growth potential of the country. After almost a decade of impressive growth performance, Russia suffered a sharp contraction in 2009 with GDP falling by 8 percent. This paper gives an overview of the conceptual issues regarding potential growth and the analytical framework based on an exogenous growth model; growth accounting results for Russia in the past decade; and importance of structural reforms to achieve sustained high growth.
Series: Country Report No. 12/218
Subject(s): Banking sector | Budget deficits | Budgets | Economic growth | Nonoil sector | Selected issues | Russian Federation

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Publication Date: August 03, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475505047/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1RUSEA2012003 Pages: 58
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