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  • 11-August-2015

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    Non-standard contracts, flexibility and employment adjustment: empirical evidence from Russian establishment data

    This paper examines the use of two forms of non-standard work contracts in Russia with data from an enterprise survey for the years 2009 to 2011. Non-standard work contracts are less costly and more flexible for employers. Internal adjustment in form of wage cuts or unpaid leave is not covered by the Labour Code and earlier practices to impose such measures are less tolerated.

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  • 11-August-2015

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    Russia: progress in structural reform and framework conditions 2011-13

    Since 1995 when OECD began conducting Economic Surveys of the Russian Federation many policy recommendations relating to structural reform and framework conditions have been made.

  • 25-June-2015

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    Taxing Energy Use 2015: Key Findings for Russia

    Taxation is a key tool by which governments can influence energy use to contain its environmental impacts. This report provides a systematic analysis of the structure and level of energy taxes in OECD and selected other countries, including Russia; together, they cover 80% of global energy use.

  • 8-April-2015

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    Improving transport infrastructure in Russia

    Russia faces very large challenges in modernising its large transport system. Promoting competition in the transport sector is essential, in particular by effectively opening the railway freight market to independent operators.

  • 6-March-2015

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    Boosting productivity in Russia: skills, education and innovation

    The labour market in Russia is very flexible. This results in a high and stable overall employment rate, but also high wage inequality, informality and labour turnover, which limits incentives for firms to invest in human capital and productivity improvements.

  • 17-July-2014

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    Measuring Innovation in Education - Russian Federation

    The ability to measure innovation is essential to an improvement strategy in education. This country note analyses how the practices are changing within classrooms and educational organisations and how teachers develop and use their pedagogical resources.

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  • 13-March-2014

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    Statement by the OECD regarding the status of the accession process with Russia & co-operation with Ukraine

    Further to a meeting of its governing Council on 12 March 2014, the OECD has postponed activities related to the accession process of the Russian Federation to the OECD for the time being.

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  • 15-January-2014

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    Russian economy growing but further reforms needed, says OECD

    The Russian Federation’s economy is growing, but further reforms are needed to bolster future growth, improve the business climate and strengthen innovation, according to the OECD.

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  • 14-January-2014

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    Secretary-General of the OECD in Moscow (15-16 January 2014)

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Moscow to attend the Gaidar Forum where he presented the OECD Economic Survey of the Russian Federation. His visit also included meetings with Prime Minister Medvedev, Deputy Prime Minister Shuvalov and members of the cabinet and the business community.

  • 6-December-2013

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    Informal employment in Russia: definitions, incidence, determinants and labour market segmentation

    This paper takes stock of informal employment in Russia analysing its incidence and determinants. Using the regular 2003-11 waves and an informality supplement of the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (RLMS) it develops several measures of informal employment and demonstrates that the incidence varies widely across the different definitions.

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