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21.11.2020

Anniversary report IUE

The Institute for Urban Economics began its work 25 years ago, guided by a mission that has remained constant throughout all these years – providing analysis and assistance for the socio-economic development of cities and regions. There have been many changes in our country over those 25 years, but the Institute has remained faithful to its ideals and principles. Over these years, the IUE has... more
6.10.2020

Tatyana Polidi took part in the Roundtable roundtable discussion “The economic effects of flexible work arrangements: trends and forecasts”

The online roundtable discussion “The economic effects of flexible work arrangements: trends and forecasts” was held today by the Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation and Special Projects of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia. The event was attended by the experts from leading international organizations, think tanks and companies (OECD, ILO, Facebook, APEC, the... more
29.09.2020

Housing Affordability in Russia by Nadezhda Kosareva &Tatiana Polidi

Given Russia’s public policy of increasing affordable housing, this study estimates its achievements. It highlights future obstacles and argues for modernization. Statistical estimates of housing affordability indicators in Russia generally and in major Russian metropolitan areas specifically show trends of substantial increase for the past 15 years. Although the housing affordability... more
22.01.2020

16th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey: 2020. SPECIAL COVERAGE: HOUSING AFFORDABILITY IN RUSSIA

For some years, the Institute for Urban Economics (IUE) has analyzed housing affordability in the 17 metropolitan areas in Russia with more than one million residents. Most recently, IUE has published results for the third quarter (September quarter) of 2019. Demographia is pleased to share results from the IUE report. IUE provides data on median house prices, median household income and price... more
20.12.2019

The Economy of Russian Cities and Metropolitan Areas. Issue #3: Economic structure and growth potential

Almost throughout the last 25 years, there have been expert discussions regarding structural changes needed by the Russian economy to switch to a new model of economic growth – growth driven by innovations rather than the production and sale of resources. In recent years, the most active discussion has had to do with the key role of cities and metropolitan areas - as territories currently... more
5.12.2019

A Study on the Housing and Urban Planning Sectors Performance Indicators in Major Russian Metropolitan Areas

The Institute for Urban Economics presents the research «A Study on the Housing and Urban Planning Sectors Performance Indicators in Major Russian Metropolitan Areas» performed in 2018 by order of the Russian development institution «DOM.RF». This research is the first so extensive comparative study on the housing and urban planning trends in the largest Russian MAs over almost 30 years... more
21.11.2019

Moscow government to allocate record-breaking amount to "My street" program. Commentary by N. Kosareva

Moscow’s estimated budget for the My Street program allows for RUB 45.5 billion in 2021, a record-breaking amount since its inception. “This is the largest landscaping and improvement project in Moscow’s modern history,” a source in the Mayor’s office commented. According to the estimated Moscow budget for 2020 through 2022, RUB 107.2 billion is earmarked for the My Street program,... more
21.11.2019

“Two consequences”: A. Puzanov on reducing monotown list

Mr. Alexander Puzanov, General Director, Institute for Urban Economics, commented to Moscow 24, the State Duma’s initiative to halve the number of monotowns. According to the expert, the new system is “needed” because the Monotown Development Fund “is unable to address all monotowns.” Mr. Puzanov noted that this change would lead to two consequences. “Those remaining on the list... more
21.11.2019

Nadezhda Kosareva proposes differentiating approach to problems of small towns

Small town should differentiate their approach to addressing problems, said Ms. Nadezhda Kosareva, President of the Institute for Urban Economics, to the Parlamentskaya Gazeta. The goal of the government’s policy with respect to all small and medium towns and rural settlements should be to preserve them by creating competitive economic entities. Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the... more
21.08.2019

Tatyana Polidi

Tatiana Polidi will be attending the 2019 European Network for Housing Research conference, Housing for the Next European Social Model, this August in Athens. Housing, not as commodity but as a human right, is fundamental to the Right to the City. This vital congress shall explore how housing can be part of a new solidarity model for Europe and how housing policies can lead the way in this... more

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