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Informal Employment and Worker's Well-Being in the Russian Federation (English)

This paper finds that informal workers are more likely to have inferior work conditions, but do not necessarily report worse subjective well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8989 AUG 20, 2019

Kim,Yeon Soo; Matytsin,Mikhail; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel Disclosed

Prospective Impact of Pro-competition Reforms on Consumer Prices and Distribution of Welfare in the Russian Federation (English)

This study aims to answer a simple question: what the impact on poverty rates due changes in consumer prices because of changes in market structure of selected goods in Russia will be. ... See More +

Report 139897 JUN 28, 2019

Cusolito,Ana Paula; Matytsin,Mikhail; Mungai,Rose; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel Disclosed

Russia Economic Report : Modest Growth - Focus on Informality (English)

Real GDP growth in Russia surpassed expectations in 2018, reaching 2.3 percent, mostly due to one off effects of energy construction. Forecasted growth of 1.2 percent in 2019 and 1.8 percent in 2020 and 2021 reflects a more modest outlook. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137997 JUN 01, 2019

Sanghi,Apurva; Emelyanova,Olga; Matytsin,Mikhail; Rostovtseva,Irina; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Gutierrez,Eva M.; Okawa, Yoki; Nagle,Peter Stephen Oliver; Wheeler,Collette Mari Disclosed

Challenges and Options for Reforming the SSN System in Ukraine : A Reform Proposal Developed as Part of Technical Assistance (English)

Despite the significant progress Ukraine made on its structural reform agenda, social assistance reform remains a key priority in the face of high levels of poverty (estimated at 27 percent according to the World Bank (WB) methodology, 2016 data) and continuing fiscal pressures. ... See More +

Report 137324 MAY 07, 2019

Matytsin,Mikhail; Zhukovskyi,Roman; Petrina,Katerina; Ruggeri Laderchi,Caterina Disclosed

Russia Monthly Economic Developments : Россия ежемесячные экономические события (Russian)

Incoming data confirms that global growth lost momentum in 2018, driven by a noticeable deceleration in both advanced economies and emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs). ... See More +

Correspondence 136281 MAR 25, 2019

Rostovtseva,Irina; Matytsin,Mikhail; Nagle,Peter Stephen Oliver; Emelyanova,Olga; Okawa, Yoki; Kolesnikov,Artem; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Baffes,John; Sanghi,Apurva English Disclosed

Fiscal Incidence in Ukraine : A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)

The paper employs the Commitment to Equity framework to present a first attempt at a comprehensive fiscal incidence analysis for Ukraine, encompassing the revenue and expenditures components of the fiscal system, including direct and indirect taxes, as well as direct, indirect, and in-kind transfers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135124 MAR 06, 2019

Bornukova,Kateryna; Leshchenko,Nataliia; Matytsin,Mikhail Disclosed

Fiscal Incidence in Ukraine : A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)

The paper employs the Commitment to Equity framework to present a first attempt at a comprehensive fiscal incidence analysis for Ukraine, encompassing the revenue and expenditures components of the fiscal system, including direct and indirect taxes, as well as direct, indirect, and in-kind transfers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8765 MAR 05, 2019

Bornukova,Kateryna; Leshchenko,Nataliia; Matytsin,Mikhail Disclosed

How Effectively Does the Fiscal System in Ukraine Address Poverty and Inequality? : A Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Analysis (English)

Are taxes in Ukraine progressive? Do social protection programs in Ukraine help reduce poverty and inequality? Which programs are more effective in alleviating poverty, per hryvnia allocated to them? ... See More +

135467 MAR 01, 2019

Bornukova,Kateryna; Leshchenko,Nataliia; Matytsin,Mikhail Disclosed

Russia Monthly Economic Developments (English)

Incoming data confirms that global growth lost momentum in 2018, driven by a noticeable deceleration in both advanced economies and emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs). ... See More +

Correspondence 136281 MAR 01, 2019

Rostovtseva,Irina; Matytsin,Mikhail; Nagle,Peter Stephen Oliver; Emelyanova,Olga; Sanghi,Apurva; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Baffes,John; Okawa, Yoki Russian Disclosed

Russia Monthly Economic Developments (English)

The global economy has continued to decelerate, growing by an estimated 2.3 percent in 18Q3 (q/q saar), down substantially from 3.3 percent in the previous quarter. ... See More +

Correspondence 136242 FEB 01, 2019

Rostovtseva,Irina; Okawa,Yohei; Matytsin,Mikhail; Nagle,Peter Stephen Oliver; Emelyanova,Olga; Sanghi,Apurva; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Baffes,John Russian Disclosed

Russia Monthly Economic Developments (Russian)

The global economy has continued to decelerate, growing by an estimated 2.3 percent in 18Q3 (q/q saar), down substantially from 3.3 percent in the previous quarter. ... See More +

Correspondence 136242 FEB 01, 2019

Rostovtseva,Irina; Okawa,Yohei; Matytsin,Mikhail; Nagle,Peter Stephen Oliver; Emelyanova,Olga; Sanghi,Apurva; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Baffes,John English Disclosed

Russia Monthly Economic Developments : Ежемесячное экономическое развитие России (Russian)

In the second half of 2018, despite robust activity in the United States, there was a slowdown in global growth, which reached an almost three-year low of 2.4 percent (q/q saar) in 18Q3. ... See More +

Correspondence 136282 JAN 29, 2019

Rostovtseva,Irina; Matytsin,Mikhail; Nagle,Peter Stephen Oliver; Emelyanova,Olga; Sanghi,Apurva; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Baffes,John; Okawa,Yoki English Disclosed

Russia Monthly Economic Developments (English)

In the second half of 2018, despite robust activity in the United States, there was a slowdown in global growth, which reached an almost three-year low of 2.4 percent (q/q saar) in 18Q3. ... See More +

Correspondence 136282 JAN 25, 2019

Rostovtseva,Irina; Matytsin,Mikhail; Nagle,Peter Stephen Oliver; Emelyanova,Olga; Sanghi,Apurva; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Baffes,John; Okawa,Yoki Russian Disclosed

Towards a More Effective and Fiscally Sustainable Public Sector for Ukraine : Second Public Finance Review (English)

This Second Programmatic Public Finance Review (PFR-2) supports Ukraine in implementing its ongoing ambitious structural reform agenda to identify fiscal savings and to increase the effectiveness of public services. ... See More +

Report 131985 NOV 08, 2018

Shcherbyna,Iryna; Nithin; Ruggeri Laderchi,Caterina; Smolyar,Yuliya; Pave Sohnesen,Thomas; Umapathi,Nithin; Mastruzzi,Massimo; Sluchynskyy,Oleksiy A.; Zhao,Feng; Laboy,Leah; Proskurovska,Svetlana I.; Brandt,Kasper; Piontkivska,Iryna; Sondergaard,Lars M.; Ungerer,Christoph T F; Ponomarenko,Hanna; Golovach,Anastasia; Zhukovskyi,Roman; Capita,Irina; Matytsin,Mikhail; Doroshenko,Olena; Koziel,Anna Disclosed

Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence from the Russian Federation (English)

Despite the well-known positive effects of tobacco taxes on health outcomes, policy makers avoid relying on such taxes because of their possible regressive impact. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8626 OCT 29, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Matytsin,Mikhail; Obukhova,Olga Disclosed

Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence from the Russian Federation (English)

Despite the well-known positive effect tobacco taxes on health outcomes, policy makers avoid relying on such taxes because of their possible regressive impact. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131554 OCT 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Matytsin,Mikhail; Obukhova,Olga Disclosed

Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence From Russia (English)

The results in this report for the Russian Federation support the use of tobacco taxation as an effective means to reduce tobacco consumption, raise government revenues, increase public health and promote income equality. ... See More +

Working Paper 130700 OCT 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Matytsin,Mikhail Disclosed

Moldova Poverty and Shared Prosperity Update 2018 (English)

This note provides an update of recent poverty and shared prosperity dynamics, and some of the underlying drivers, as well as introducing the new international poverty thresholds that are currently in use. ... See More +

Working Paper 129758 SEP 05, 2018

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail Romanian Disclosed

Moldova Poverty and Shared Prosperity Update 2018 (Romanian)

This note provides an update of recent poverty and shared prosperity dynamics, and some of the underlying drivers, as well as introducing the new international poverty thresholds that are currently in use. ... See More +

Working Paper 129758 SEP 05, 2018

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail English Disclosed

Rolling back Russia's spatial disparities : re-assembling the Soviet Jigsaw under a market economy (Russian)

Russia’s spatial disparities stem largely from its economic geography, which is unique and has no parallels even when compared to seemingly similar countries such as Australia and Canada. ... See More +

Working Paper 126805 MAY 01, 2018

Sanghi,Apurva; Abate,Megersa Abera; Benitez,Daniel Alberto; Cineas,Grace; Kim,Yeon Soo; Stavrou,Stavros George; Matytsin,Mikhail; Rostovtseva,Irina; Sivaev, Dmitri Disclosed

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Informal Employment and Worker's Well-Being in the Russian Federation (English)
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AUG 20, 2019 WPS8989 Policy Research Working Paper
Prospective Impact of Pro-competition Reforms on Consumer Prices and Distribution of Welfare in the Russian Federation (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139897 Report
Russia Economic Report : Modest Growth - Focus on Informality (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 137997 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Challenges and Options for Reforming the SSN System in Ukraine : A Reform Proposal Developed as Part of Technical Assistance (English)
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MAY 07, 2019 137324 Report
Russia Monthly Economic Developments : Россия ежемесячные экономические события (Russian)
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MAR 25, 2019 136281 Correspondence English
Fiscal Incidence in Ukraine : A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)
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MAR 06, 2019 135124 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Fiscal Incidence in Ukraine : A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)
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MAR 05, 2019 WPS8765 Policy Research Working Paper
How Effectively Does the Fiscal System in Ukraine Address Poverty and Inequality? : A Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Analysis (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135467
Russia Monthly Economic Developments (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 136281 Correspondence Russian
Russia Monthly Economic Developments (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 136242 Correspondence Russian
Russia Monthly Economic Developments (Russian)
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FEB 01, 2019 136242 Correspondence English
Russia Monthly Economic Developments : Ежемесячное экономическое развитие России (Russian)
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JAN 29, 2019 136282 Correspondence English
Russia Monthly Economic Developments (English)
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JAN 25, 2019 136282 Correspondence Russian
Towards a More Effective and Fiscally Sustainable Public Sector for Ukraine : Second Public Finance Review (English)
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NOV 08, 2018 131985 Report
Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence from the Russian Federation (English)
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OCT 29, 2018 WPS8626 Policy Research Working Paper
Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence from the Russian Federation (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131554 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tobacco Taxation Incidence : Evidence From Russia (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130700 Working Paper
Moldova Poverty and Shared Prosperity Update 2018 (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 129758 Working Paper Romanian
Moldova Poverty and Shared Prosperity Update 2018 (Romanian)
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SEP 05, 2018 129758 Working Paper English
Rolling back Russia's spatial disparities : re-assembling the Soviet Jigsaw under a market economy (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2018 126805 Working Paper