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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
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
21.11.2017

IUE Metropolitan ranking: Do metropolitan assets work towards the development of cities?

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... подробнее
15.11.2017

Irina Gentsler, Deputy Director of IUE Urban Economy Department, took part in the work of the 78th session of the Committee on Housing and Land Management and Ministerial Meeting, 8 - 10 November 2017, Geneva

The 78th Session of the Committee on Housing and Land Management took place from 8 to 10 November 2017 in Geneva. It included a Ministerial Segment on 9 November 2017, which was organised as a forum for a high-level exchange of experiences and views on progress and challenges related to the implementation of recent international agreements such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable... подробнее
4.11.2017

IUE President Nadezhda Kosareva made a report at the expert meeting  “​​Cities for the Right to Housing” in Barcelona from 2-3 November

Local and regional leaders and housing policy experts met in Barcelona from 2-3 November to reaffirm their commitment to housing as a human right and share experiences on making it a reality. The meeting, “​​Cities for the Right to Housing”, was hosted by UCLG Co-President and Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau and the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human... подробнее
27.10.2017

Article "Assessment of gross urban product in Russian cities and its contribution to Russian GDP in 2000–2015" of IUE President Nadezhda B. Kosareva and IUE Executive Director T. Polidi has published in Russian Journal of Economics

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... подробнее
19.10.2017

General Director of IUE Alexander Puzanov became a co-author of the monograph "Private Rental Housing in Transition Countries"

This book presents an overview of private rented housing in selected new EU member states and other transition countries – a topic scarcely researched to date, as it is largely part of the informal economy, and consequently often invisible to official statistics. The publication was prepared by a group of authors from Western and Eastern Europe, and Russia.  The editors are József... подробнее
16.09.2017

Conference on the New Agenda for Development of Russia’s Cities was held by the IUE on September 15th, 2017, in Moscow

On September 15th, 2017, the IUE hosted a Conference on the New Agenda for Development of Russia’s Cities. Among more than 150 attendees were experts from Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Perm, Yekaterinburg, Ufa, Izhevsk, Novosibirsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and other regions of Russia. The participants represented state authorities and local governments, business community, independent associations, think... подробнее
28.08.2017

New article of honorary member of IUE Board of Trustees R. Struyk and IUE Executive Director T. Polidi on the On Think Tanks blog — Ensuring you are hiring qualified research staff: Guarding against CV padding

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... подробнее

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