|Author (Person)||Collin, Antoine Mathieu, Dabrowski, Marek|
|Series Title||Bruegel Policy Contribution|
|Series Details||Number 4|
|Publication Date||February 2019|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
Between 2014 and 2016, the Russian economy suffered from a currency crisis caused by the collapse of oil prices and the country’s engagement in the conflict with Ukraine. Although the crisis was overcome in the second half of 2016 thanks to prudent fiscal and monetary policies and higher oil prices, economic recovery remains weak and Russia’s medium-term growth prospects look rather disappointing.
The weak growth prospects are caused by several factors including:
To increase potential growth, Russia needs comprehensive economic and institutional reforms that, in turn, will be conditioned by political reforms and by improved economic and political relationships with the United States, the European Union and Russia’s neighbours.
|Subject Categories||Economic and Financial Affairs|
|Subject Tags||Economic Governance | Situation|
|Countries / Regions||Russia|