Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia

Strategy for Economic Growth in Russia

when 12 August 2019 - 24 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 1 EC
fee EUR 100

Course is divided into two parts: 'Monetary Policy' and 'Fiscal Policy'.
'Monetary Policy' part will provide general information about Central bank monetary policy strategy and commercial banking sphere in Russia. The course aims at discussing recent trends and changes in monetary and banking sphere. Special attention will be given to monetary policy objectives and instruments, we will consider steps of implementing inflation targeting in Russia. The course also aims to give students an overview of functioning of the commercial banking sector under liquidity crisis.
Within 'Fiscal Policy' part we will speak about fiscal policy measures Russian Government is going to undertake to reach long-term economic growth. We will also discuss the Stabilisation Fund role in assuring economic stability. Changes in taxation policy will also be considered.

Course leader

Irina Khvostova
Senior Lecturer, Department of Financial Management, National Research University Higher School of Economics in Nizhniy Novgorod

Anna Novak
Senior Lecturer, Department of Financial Management, National Research University Higher Schoo

Target group

BA and MA students with a strong interest in Russian Culture and Economy

Course aim

To give an overview on strategy for economic growth in Russia.

Credits info

1 EC
This course is a part of the 2 week Summer School 'Economics in Russia: National Aspects'

Fee info

EUR 100: Only this track is 100 euro per 8 hours.

The Total tuition fee of 450 euro/person for two weeks of studying includes:
- main track courses and 4 excursions
- visa support
- accommodation (University Dormitory)

In addition you can choose:
Russian language courses (100 euro/two weeks)

Accommodation in a Russian family (including breakfast & dinner) (280 euro/two weeks, 420 euro/three weeks) or in a hostel (approx.125 euro/two weeks)


This summer school is supported by DAAD GoEast Programme, 10 students can get financial support from DAAD.