À propos de ce cours
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The purpose of the course is to bring the basic knowledge on the specific aspects of Russian economy that had significant impact on the latest development trends in Russia. This course will provide you with knowledge on: 1) the basics of economy; 2) understanding the role of market reforms in developing the key features of modern Russian economy; 3) understanding specific aspects of Russian economy; 4) cause-effect relationship of the most significant trends in Russia’s economic development; 5) instruments for analysis of Russian economy; 6) business climate in Russia and skills required for doing business in Russia. Currently, different aspects of economy have some influence on us and our behavior - e.g. currency exchange rates, inflation and other things define the way in which we distribute our income between savings and investments. In order to understand these principles it is required to have the basic knowledge on economics. So it is not only a lecture on Russian economy. Another main objective of the course is to develop knowledge on the basics of economy as such. So the course will disclose universal patterns by analyzing trends in Russian economy. FAQ: Q: What is targeted audience for this course? What are the course prerequisites? A: The course is mainly developed for students pursuing their master’s degree in the field of international economy and for those who have professional interest in Russian economy. It requires basic knowledge of economic terms. Q: What are the minimum requirements to pass the course? A: In order to pass the course and receive a Course Certificate you will need to have at least 80% of correct answers in each quiz. Welcome to the course “Understanding Russian Economy. Problems of Transition”!...
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Week
1
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2 heures pour terminer

Introduction to ‘a transition in Russia’ course

Welcome to the Week 1! This module will introduce you to the basics of the given course and to the general issues of transition in Russia. You will learn about economic features of Russia. Our video-lectures will answer the following question: how the transition was at all possible in Russia. Finally, the end of the module is accompanied with a test. Test questions are based on the information from the lectures, but for some of them you will have to find the right answer using different statistical and informational sources....
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 42 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Economic importance of Russia. Size matters6 min
Territory as an economic asset6 min
Territory full with resources5 min
How to make use in full of all the treasures available?4 min
How the transition was at all possible?9 min
Reading5 lectures
Assessment10 min
Course Staff10 min
Course Plan10 min
Basic Readings10 min
Pre-course survey10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Territory full with resources30 min
Week
2
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Brief Russian economic history

Welcome to the Week 2! On this week you’ll learn how the transition was set up and organized. In this module we begin the analysis of the Russian economic policy. Understanding the specifics of transition process is crucial for understanding the roots and reasons of modern domestic issues of Russian Federation. That’s why we will make a thorough analysis of it....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 90 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Pillars of market reforms15 min
State assets privatization. Vouchers19 min
Another side of privatization.Buy-outs 118 min
Another side of privatization.Buy-outs 223 min
Reading1 lecture
Readings for Week 210 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Brief Russian economic history30 min
Week
3
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

Pillars of market reforms

Welcome to the Week 3! Today we continue to analyze initial measures within market reforms in Russia. The module will cover several topics like price liberalization including radical reform widely known as ‘’shock therapy’’ and real estate privatization. Then we will proceed to major controversies and paradoxes of transition. This module provides discussion on the ‘’New Russians’’....
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 78 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Real estate privatization9 min
Outcomes9 min
Paradoxes16 min
Basics and conclusions. Reform Goals for Russia22 min
Other aspects of reforms2 min
Reading1 lecture
Readings for Week 310 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Pillars of market reforms30 min
Week
4
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2 heures pour terminer

Lost opportunities of transition

Welcome to the Week 4! Now we are coming to the next period of the Russian economic transition, namely the period since 1993. As usual you will get useful knowledge through video-lectures. However don’t forget to look at the list of recommended literature in case you want to learn more about the topic of this week. Also you will have to pass a short quiz in order to be assessed as a result of the Week 4....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 56 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
1998 crisis11 min
Understanding the crisis roots 120 min
Understanding the crisis roots 24 min
Outcomes of transition. Paradoxes9 min
Reading1 lecture
Reading for Week 410 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Lost opportunities of transition30 min
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Meilleurs avis

par JKMar 26th 2017

This is one of the best courses which you can approach to understanding Russian economics, particularly its contemporary challenges and also a bridge to know the transition era!

par JQMay 31st 2017

NICE REVIEW OF THE PAST THIRTY YEARS IN USSR AND RUSSIA. THANKS.

Enseignant

Vladimir Zuev

Professor
Department of Trade Policy

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