This is the first publication in English that systematically describes and analyzes the Russian economy and business system from the viewpoint of commercial and investment opportunities. This volume provides a forward-looking analysis of Russia's economic and business transition. This volume provides a forward-looking analysis of Russia's economic and business transition including both the internal perspective of Russian government officials and academics, and the external perspective of non-Russian specialists. Russia Inc. is an outstanding resource for both academics and business professionals.
Francis A. Lees is Theis Professor of Global Finance in the Tobin College of Business at St. John's University. Professor Lees holds a Ph.D. in Economics. Boris Z. Milner is Chief Researcher in the Institute of Economics at the Russian Academy of Science. Dr. Milner holds a Ph.D. in Management.
Chapter 1 List of Tables Chapter 2 List of Figures Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 List of Abbreviations Chapter 5 Introduction Chapter 6 Part I: Internal Perspective: Prospects for the Russian Economy: Transformation and Growth; Russia's Economic Policy on the Way to Market Democracy; Development of Fiscal Federalism; The Russian Tax System: Characteristics and Problems; Financial Me Chapter 7 Part II: Sectoral Analysis: The Banking System of Russia; Agri-Food Economy: Today and Tomorrow; Russian Government: Management and Reform of State Assets; Equity Market; Information Technology Sector: Current Status and Future Development Chapter 8 Part III: External Perspective: Russia's Transition: Perspective of a Large Foreign Investor; Russia and the Debt Capital Market; Governance and the Investment Climate; Petroleum Investment; Industrial Entrepreneurs: General Motors in Russia Chapter 9 Index Chapter 10 Contributors and Editors