Tax Burden as an Efficiency Indicator of Tax Incentives for Russia’s Modernization

#1. Choice of Identity
Tax Burden as an Efficiency Indicator of Tax Incentives for Russia’s Modernization

The article presents the author’s calculations of the tax burden in specific sectors of Russia’s economy. In result of the industry analysis of the tax burden in Russia the author identifies tendencies of inter-branch tax burden distribution. The article classifies directions of strategic tax reforms in Russia to implement the strategy of real innovative development and to enhance investment attractiveness of the economy.

Regions on the Edge of a Debtor’s Prison

#6. Territory Without Aims?
Regions on the Edge of a Debtor’s Prison

In developing the Russian regions rating methodological apparatus of “Strategic Matrix of the Russian Federation region” was used, developed by the International League of strategic management, assessment and accounting in partnership with the Institute for Economic Strategies. Its functional purpose is not simply to reflect the current level of the regions development. The main objective is to ensure the strategic planning process, allowing to take account of the market situation variability and to choose with high degree of reliability the optimal strategies of regional development from the number of available alternatives.

Forming Current Macroeconomic Policies Subject to Expectations (by the Example of the U.S. Federal Reserve System)

#2. The Ice Age

The crisis has shown that government together with the central bank can secure financial market stabilization by allocating additional funds to credit institutions for increasing risk reserves and mitigating effects of “toxic” assets accumulation.