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Russian Federation
  • Capital: Moscow
  • Population: 140702000
  • Size: 1.71E7 Km2

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How can the USA promote transparency in the oil sector?
Global Witness 2007
This report presents low cost, high-impact recommendations for both the United States and international oil companies to combat corruption, improve investment climates, and contribute to the development of poor nations. The report arg...
Exploring regional characteristics in explaining the extent of decentralisation in Russia
A. Timofeev / Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative 2003
What are the explanations for variation in the extent of decentralisation across Russia? This research attempts to empirically explore the extent and variation of fiscal decentralization in the sub-national sector in Russia and to exp...
Cold wars replaced by entrepreneurial wars
Center for Public Integrity, Washington 2002
This paper argues that the superpower ideological divide that once gave a strange sort of order to the world’s wars, has now been replaced by entrepreneurs, selling arms or military expertise and support, and companies, whose dri...
Why have the tranistion economies performed worse than expected?
J. Svejnar / William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan 2002
This paper provides an assessment of the policies that were followed within the transition economies and a discussion about the extent to which there were known alternatives that&...
IMF and deforestation
J. Tockman / American Lands Alliance 2001
Report which alleges that International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and policies have caused extensive deforestation in each of the 15 countries of Africa, Latin America, and Asia studied. This forest loss, the author claims, has...
Institutionalisation and individualism in the politics in Russia
M. Moore / Governance and Development Review, IDS 2001
Political parties are institutionalised when they have an organization that is separate from the personal links of their leaders, and when their elected members form a distinct and coherent group in the legislature. The level of insti...
Corporate control in Central Europe and Russia: should banks own shares?
Peter Dittus; Stephen Prowse / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
A governance system based on bank ownership and control of firms is not yet feasible, but a good case can be made for allowing banks to gradually gain experience through limited equity ownership especially for allowing the swapping of...
In search of owners: lessons of experience with privatization and corporate governance in transition economies
C.W. Gray / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1996
Although each approach to privatization has its advantages, well designed voucher privatization may best meet the objectives of feasibility, governance, fairness, and institution building. Gray reviews the goals of privatizatio...
East Asian ‘recovery’ leaves the poor sinking
Oxfam 1998
Short briefing summarizes the scale of the crisis, considers its impact on the poor and outlines the framework for a reform agenda. The economic crisis in East Asia shows no sign of abating. Far from resolving the region’s...
Mapping Russian Cyberspace: Perspectives on democracy and the net
R. Rohozinski / Information Technologies and Social Development Project, UNRISD 1998
Presents a contextualized portrait of the Russian Net—and more broadly, Russian Cyberspace—by mapping out its present contours as well as its complex origins. Aims to predict future social impacts Explores the Russian...
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