Lev Freinkman

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Research Fellow

Myasnitskaya street, 20

Moscow, Moscow 119017

Russia

World Bank - The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Decentralization in Regional Fiscal Systems in Russia: Trends and Links to Economic Performance

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lev Freinkman and Plamen Yossifov
National Research University Higher School of Economics and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Intergovernmental Relations in Nigeria: Improving Service Delivery in Core Sectors

In J. Isawa Elaigw (ed.) Fiscal Federalism in Nigeria: Facing the Challenges of the Future. Abuja, Adonis & Abbey Publishers. 2007.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman
National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Nigeria, Inter-governmental relations, service delivery

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Fiscal Federalism and Regional Growth: Evidence from the Russian Federation in the 1990s

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Raj M. Desai, Lev Freinkman and Itzhak Goldberg
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), National Research University Higher School of Economics and CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research
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What Determines the Extent of Fiscal Decentralization? The Russian Paradox

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3710
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Sep 2005
Lev Freinkman and Alexander Plekhanov
National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Decentralization, local government, fiscal federalism

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Role of the Diasporas in Transition Economies: Lessons from Armenia

Cuba in Transition - ASCE, 2001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Feb 2014
Lev Freinkman
National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Diaspora, Armenia, economy in transition

6.

Agricultural Public Spending in Nigeria

IFPRI Discussion Paper 789
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank, National Research University Higher School of Economics, World Bank Group, Kenya and CGIAR - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
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agriculture, public spending, expenditure policy, Nigeria, Kaduna, Cross River, Bauchi

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Trade Performance and Regional Integration of the CIS Countries

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman, Evgeny Polyakov and Caroline Revenco
National Research University Higher School of Economics, World Bank and World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department
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International trade, CIS economies, intra-industry trade

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Restructuring of Enterprise Social Assets in Russia: Trends, Problems, Possible Solutions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lev Freinkman and Irina Starodubrovskaya
National Research University Higher School of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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What Affects the Propensity to Subsidize: Determinants of Budget Subsidies and Transfers Financed by the Russian Regional Governments in 1992-1995

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Lev Freinkman and Michael Haney
National Research University Higher School of Economics and World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region
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Russian Export Structure and Productivity

Ekonomicheskaya Politika (Economic Policy) Journal, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Lev Freinkman and Andrey Kaukin
National Research University Higher School of Economics and Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy
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export structure, productivity

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Diaspora's Contribution to Armenia's Economic Development: What Drives the First Movers and How Their Efforts Could Be Scaled Up?

In Kuznetsov, Yevgeny (Ed.) Diaspora Networks and the International Migration of Skills. 2006. WBI Development Studies. World Bank Institute.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Victoria Minoian and Lev Freinkman
World Bank - The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Armenia, diaspora, economy in transition

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Fiscal Decentralisation and the Quality of Public Services in Russian Regions

EBRD Working Paper 111
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
Lev Freinkman and Alexander Plekhanov
National Research University Higher School of Economics and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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decentralization, education, utilities, public services, Russian regions

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Subnational Budgeting in Russia: Preempting a Potential Crisis

World Bank Technical Papers 452
Number of pages: 146 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman, Daniel Treisman and Stepan TItov
National Research University Higher School of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and World Bank Group, Kenya
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Russia, sub-national finance, fiscal reforms, budget transfers, public debt

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Armenia's Trade Performance in 1995-2002 and the Effect of Closed Borders: A Cross-Country Perspective

Armenian International Policy Research Group Working Paper No. 04/04
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman, Evgeny Polyakov and Caroline Revenco
National Research University Higher School of Economics, World Bank and World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department
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Armenia, international trade, transition economies, blockade

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Belarus: Trade Performance and Competitiveness

Belarus Economic Policy Notes: Note No.2
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman, Marina Bakanova and Maryna Sidarenka
National Research University Higher School of Economics, KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS) and World Bank Group, Kenya
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Belarus, trade performance, export structure, export sophistication

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Russia on the Eve of the Financial Crisis: The Risks of Economic Growth Slowdown Against the Backdrop of Continuing Institutional Stagnation

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Lev Freinkman and Vladimir Dashkeev
National Research University Higher School of Economics and Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics
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financial crisis, economic growth, institutional stagnation

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Modeling the Currency Structure of Bank Deposits: Does the Ratchet Effect Matter

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Lev Freinkman and Georgy Idrisov
National Research University Higher School of Economics and Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy
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Ratchet effect, currency structure, bank deposits

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Incentive Effects of Fiscal Equalization: Has Russian Style Improved?

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 912
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
National Research University Higher School of Economics, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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Fiscal equalization, inter-governmental finance reform, Russian regions, extreme bounds analysis

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Diasporas as Partners for Development: Indirect (Pragmatic) vs. Direct (Administrative) Approaches to Diaspora Engagement

Ch. 10 in "Linking Talent Abroad with a Drive for Innovation at Home", Washington, DC 2013.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Yevgeny Kuznetsov and Lev Freinkman
World Bank Group, Kenya and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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brain circulation, search networks, diaspora cooperation

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Financial-Industrial Groups in Russia: Emergence of Large Diversified Private Companies

Post-Communist Economies, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1995
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman
National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Russia, post-communist transition, industrial restructuring, privatization, industrial concentration

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Fiscal Federalism in Rentier Regions: Evidence from Russia

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 641-854, December 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 May 2006 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
Raj M. Desai, Lev Freinkman and Itzhak Goldberg
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), National Research University Higher School of Economics and CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research
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taxation, intergovernmental relations, socialist systems

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Linking Talent Abroad with a Drive for Innovation at Home: A Study of the Russian Technological Diaspora

Ch. 8 in "Linking Talent Abroad with a Drive for Innovation at Home", Washington, DC 2013
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman, Gonchar Ksenia and Yevgeny Kuznetsov
National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and World Bank Group, Kenya
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Russian diaspora, brain circulation, search networks, diaspora cooperation

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Costing-Out the Big Bang: Impact of External Shocks on the Armenian Economy at the Outset of Transition

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Feb 2014
Vahram Avanesyan and Lev Freinkman
AVAG Solutions and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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external shocks, Armenia, transition, costs of reforms, price shock

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Restrictions to Industrial Growth in Russia on the Eve of the Crisis

Russian Economy in 2008: Trends and Outlooks, Issue 30, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Vladimir Dashkeev, Andrey Kaukin and Lev Freinkman
Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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economic growth, financial crisis, Russian economy

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Economic Growth in Belarus (1996-2004): Main Drivers and Risks

Return to Growth in CIS Countries, 2006, pp. 213-266
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Feb 2014
Marina Bakanova and Lev Freinkman
KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS) and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Belarus, economy in transition, subsidies

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Institutional and General Economic Constraints to Economic Growth: Findings from the Industrial Enterprise Survey

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Vladimir Dashkeev and Lev Freinkman
Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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institutional constraints, economic growth

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Belarus: Industrial Performance Before and During the Global Crisis

Belarus Economic Policy Notes: Note No.1
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Mar 2014
Marina Bakanova, Lev Freinkman and Alexander Gotovsky
KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS), National Research University Higher School of Economics and Independent Researcher
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Belarus, economy in transition, industrial structure, subsidies

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Quasi-Fiscal Activities, Hidden Government Subsidies, and Fiscal Adjustment in Armenia

Armenian International Policy Research Group Working Paper No. 03/06
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Lev Freinkman, Gohar Gyulumyan and Artak Kyurumyan
National Research University Higher School of Economics, World Bank and World Bank
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Armenia, quasi-fiscal transfers, subsidies, fiscal adjustment

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Stocktaking the Reforms in Public Financial Management

In Paul Collier, Chukwuma C. Soludo and Catherine Pattillo (Eds.) Economic Policy Options for a Prosperous Nigeria, 2008. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Michael L. Stevens and Lev Freinkman
Independent and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Nigeria, Fiscal management, public finance management (PFM) capacity

30.

The Transformation of the Regional Fiscal System in Russia: The Case of Yaroslavl

Internal Discussion Paper 143, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA REGION
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Mar 2014
Lev Freinkman and Stepan TItov
National Research University Higher School of Economics and World Bank Group, Kenya
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subnational budget, inter-government fiscal relations, Russia, fiscal reforms

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Institutional Frameworks to Support Regulatory Reform in Middle-Income Economies: Lessons from Russia's Recent Experience

BOFIT Policy Brief 12/2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Sep 2018
Lev Freinkman and Andrei A. Yakovlev
National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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national development agencies, investment climate, deregulation, medium size business, industrial policy

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Application of Gravity Model to the Analysis of Cross-Country Differences in the Levels of Institutional Development

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
Vladimir Dashkeev and Lev Freinkman
Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Gravity Model, Institutional Development, Cross-Sountry Differences

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The Collective Action of Think Tanks As a Driver for Reforms: The Case of the Russian Analytical Community

Economic Alternatives, 2017, Issue 4, pp. 495-514
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Andrei A. Yakovlev, Lev Freinkman and Anton Zolotov
National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and Institute for National Projects
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think tanks, business associations, collective action, Russian economy, economic policy analysis, independent expertise