This 2013 edition of OECD's period review of the Russian economy examines recent economic developments, prospects and policies. A special chapter covers boosting productivity by improving the business climate and skills.
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Executive summary 9 Assessment and recommendations 13 -The slowdown is of both temporary and structural nature 14 -Improving the business climate 25 -Skills and innovation are essential for shaping future growth 35 -Bibliography 43 -Annex A.1. Progress in structural reform 46 Chapter 1. Improving the business climate and transport infrastructure in Russia 53 -Success of the current anti-corruption campaign is crucial 54 -Improving the rule of law is a challenge 58 -The role of the state in economy 61 -Reforms addressing administrative burden are showing results 64 -Competition policy should become a cornerstone of structural policies 67 -WTO membership is an opportunity to promote competition 68 -FDI potential is not fully used 71 -Transport bottlenecks hamper growth and regional convergence 73 -Bibliography 83 -Annex 1.A1. Economic impact of improving transport infrastructure in Russia: Results of the computable general equilibrium model 85 Chapter 2. Boosting productivity: Skills, education and innovation 89 -The large share of unproductive firms is an obstacle for moving toward skills led growth 90 -Strengthening the quality of the education system 107 -Russia has an unused innovation potential 118 -Bibliography 127 -Annex 2.A1. Main characteristics of the new law on education 132