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6.07.2017

Alexander Puzanov, IUE Director General, moderated the panel discussion “Uniting Opportunities: Integrating Infrastructure at Local and Regional Levels” held within the Moscow Urban Forum 2017

The panel discussion “Uniting Opportunities: Integrating Infrastructure at Local and Regional Levels” took place on July 6 as part of the MOSCOW URBAN FORUM 2017. The event was moderated by Alexander Puzanov, IUE Director General.  The integration of territories within an emerging agglomeration is associated with huge challenges in terms of ensuring territorial connectivity and arranging... more
26.06.2017

IUE hosted a panel discussion on “Implementation of Built-Up Area (Brownfield) Redevelopment Projects: Russian and International Practice”

On June 20, 2017, a panel discussion on Russian and international practice in redevelopment of built-up areas was held in the IUE. The host organization presented the results of its independent survey “The City to Live In” carried out in 2016 and funded through the IUE Endowment, and also presented a publication with the survey results. In 2006, the instrument called ‘redevelopment of built-up... more
8.06.2017

Nadezhda Kosareva, IUE President, attended the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 (SPIEF 17) was held on June 1-3 in the host city. N. Kosareva, IUE President, participated in the event. N. Kosareva noted that this year “in addition to the thematic issues that [the SPIEF] traditionally addresses, a lot of interest was shown in the new topics of urban development”. The topics were the focus of several roundtables... more
25.05.2017

Moscow’s redevelopment programme

Preparations for implementation of a programme for redevelopment of built-up areas with prefab five-storey apartment blocks or “khrushchevki” - that came to be called after the then Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev who launched the mass housing project in the 1950-60s – is well under way. These days (from May 15 through June 15) the residents of the apartment blocks are voting to join the... more
20.04.2017

IUE presented a study on international practices in town-planning regulation of urban environment

IUE presented the findings of a study on international practices in the use of the instruments of inclusive town-planning regulation for improving the quality and accessibility of the urban environment. A panel discussion was held in the IUE’s office in Moscow. The following subjects were offered for the discussion: Feasibility of using town-planning regulation for improving the quality... more
19.04.2017

A Modern City Must Contribute to Human Development

Nadezhda Kosareva, IUE President, speaks on the specificities of urban development in Russia, the new urbanistic trends and territorial competition in post-industrial era The Institute for Urban Economics: the organization’s profile The IUE was founded in 1995. It was established as an independent organization not associated with the state or some other structures. Its six founders were... more
12.04.2017

IUE held a ‘round table’ discussion on redevelopment of the built-up area with dilapidated housing as part of the 28th April International Academic Conference hosted by the State University ‘Higher School of Economics’

A ‘round-table’ discussion “Approaches to Redevelopment of the Built-Up Areas with Dilapidated Housing in Russia's Cities” was held in April by the IUE as part of the 28th April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.  The issues discussed included as follows: Potential volumes of the market development for built-up areas in Russia’s cities; Practice... more
28.02.2017

The Institute for Urban Economics presents its 2016 highlights of the activities funded through the IUE Endowment

In 2016, the IUE was deeply engaged in research and development work and practices with a focus on the main areas of its activity supported by the IUE Endowment - real estate market, urban economy and municipal economic development. Key project outcomes, along with recommendations designed by the IUE’s experts, affect and address the most relevant issues of socio-economic development of... more
7.02.2017

The IUE entered the world ranking 2016 Global Go To Think Tank Index in two categories

Two years in a row the Institute for Urban Economics entered TOP 50 the world ranking Global Go To Think Tank Index in the top one hundred independent think tanks in the area of social policy. In addition, at the end of 2016, IUE took the 44th position in the Top Think Tanks in Central and Eastern Europe. The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute at the... more
18.01.2017

The IUE hosted a panel discussion on rental housing

On January 18 a panel discussion on “Rental Housing Development Projects in Russia’s Cities” took place at the office of the IUE. N. Kosareva, IUE President, moderated the event. “In megacities, large cities of the world, occupation of rental dwellings is the most prevalent type of tenure. In Berlin rental dwellings represent 80 percent of the total housing, whereas in Moscow privately-owned... more

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